Cook Islands Amendment Act 1980

Cook Islands Amendment Act 1980

Public Act1980 No 107
Date of assent22 December 1980

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


An Act to amend the Cook Islands Act 1915

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Cook Islands Amendment Act 1980, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Cook Islands Act 1915 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Return to New Zealand in custody
  • This section substituted section 338 of the principal Act.

3 Transfer of persons in custody to or in Cook Islands
  • This section amended sections 346 and 348 of the principal Act.

4 Application of Act to Cook Islands
  • Whereas in accordance with Article 46 of the Constitution of the Cook Islands (as set out in Schedule 2 to the Cook Islands Constitution Amendment Act 1965) the Government of the Cook Islands has requested and consented to the enactment of a provision extending the provisions of this Act to the Cook Islands as part of the law of the Cook Islands: Be it therefore enacted as follows:

    This Act shall extend to the Cook Islands as part of the law of the Cook Islands.