Andrew Tipping

Sir Andrew Patrick Charles Tipping KNZM PC (born 22 August 1942) is a retired 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] He retired as an Acting Judge of the Supreme Court in August 2017 upon reaching the statutory retirement age.[7]

In the 2006 New Year Honours, 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.[8] In the 2009 Special Honours he accepted re-designation as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit following the re-introduction of titular honours by the New Zealand government.[9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Supremes – who's who on NZ'S highest court". The 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. ^ s.116 Senior Courts Act 2016
  8. ^ "New Year honours list 2006". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2005. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  9. ^ Special Honours List (12 August 2009) 118 New Zealand Gazette 2691
  10. ^ Gibson, Nevil (1 August 2009). "Arise Sir... or Dame... for 70 on honours list". National Business Review. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011.