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The new online registry was launched Tuesday 10th December 2019 by the Ministry of Justice. This project is the culmination of several years of work by the Ministry of Justice, Asia Development Bank, and ParadigmApps, with the additional support of AusAid, the New Zealand government, and the Cook Islands government....
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Public Counter Service Hours from March 2022

Effective Monday 7th March 2022, due to staff capacity constraints and implementation of covid19 protocols, the Ministry of Justice will be reducing the Rarotonga office hours of when its service counters are open to the public to 10am to 2pm, unless by appointment. Members of the public are encouraged to call ahead on (682) 29410 or  email to schedule an appointment. Make an Appointment

This change will only impact services provided over the counter; court schedules will continue to operate as normal.

Court Schedule 2022

DATE DURATION Presiding Justice/Justice of the Peace Jurisdiction

21-25 Feb

1 week

JP Maki

Land

7 -25 March

3 weeks

Chief Justice Hugh Williams

Criminal/Civil

26 April-6 May

2 weeks

Isaac, J

Land

16-20 May

1 week

Judges

Court of Appeal

6-8 June

3 days

Coxhead, J

Land

13 Jun -1 July

3 weeks

Potter, J

Criminal/Civil

4-15 July

2 Weeks

Coxhead, J

Land

22-26 Aug

29 Aug-2 Sept

2 weeks

Grice, J

Criminal/Civil

12-30 Sept

3 weeks

Keane, J

Criminal/Civil

10-21 Oct

2 weeks

Armstrong, J

Land

31 Oct-4 Nov

1 week

Judges

Court of Appeal

14 Nov-2 Dec

3 weeks

Doherty, J

Criminal/Civil

12-16 Dec

1 week

JP Maki

Land

       

# Any changes will be advised