Andrew Tipping

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The Right Honourable Sir Andrew Patrick Charles Tipping KNZM (born 22 August 1942), is an acting judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand. In 1986, he was appointed to the High Court.[1] He was promoted to the Court of Appeal on 1 June 1997,[2] and appointed to the Privy Council a year later.[3] On 1 January 2004, Tipping became one of the initial members of the new Supreme Court of New Zealand.[4]

Tipping retired from the Supreme Court on 17 August 2012[5] On 20 September 2012 Tipping was appointed an Acting Judge of the Supreme Court.[6]

In The New Year Honours 2006 Tipping was appointed a Distinguished Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit For services as a Judge of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of New Zealand.[7] In the Special Honours 2009 Tipping accepted the government offer to redesignate his DCNZM to a Knight Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Supremes – who’s who on NZ’S highest court". New Zealand Herald. 30 March 2005. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Judicature Act Appointments". New Zealand Government Gazette. 27 February 1997. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "CSV list of Orders 1994 to 2009". 
  4. ^ "Appointment of Judges of the Supreme Court". New Zealand Government Gazette. 20 November 2003. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Judiciary's 'strategist' bows out". stuff.co.nz. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Appointment of Acting Judge of the Supreme Court" (4 October 2012) 122 New Zealand Gazette 3484.
  7. ^ "New Year Honours 2006" (13 January 2006) 2 New Zealand Gazette 57.
  8. ^ Special Honours List (12 August 2009) 118 New Zealand Gazette 2691
  9. ^ Gibson, Nevil (1 August 2009). "Arise Sir... or Dame... for 70 on honours list". National Business Review. Retrieved 6 April 2011.