Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 4) 1985

Reprint
as at 29 June 2009

Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 4) 1985

Public Act1985 No 162
Date of assent12 December 1985

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the Summary Proceedings Act 1957

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 and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 4) 1985, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act.

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of February 1986.

2
  • [Repealed]

    This section was repealed, as from 30 June 1998, by section 2(2)(c) Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 1998 (1998 No 77).

3 Depositions of witnesses
  • [Repealed]

    Section 3: repealed, on 29 June 2009, by section 17 of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 41).

4 New Part 5A inserted
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4: repealed, on 29 June 2009, by section 17 of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 41).

5 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Notwithstanding section 1(2) of this Act, the provisions of Part 5A of the principal Act (as inserted by section 4 of this Act) shall apply, with all necessary modifications, to any preliminary hearing of any offence specified in subsection (2) of this section if the hearing commences on or after the 28th day after the date on which this Act receives the Governor-General's assent.

    (2) Subsection (1) of this section applies to the following offences:

    • (a) Rape:

    • (b) Attempted rape:

    • (c) Assault with intent to commit rape:

    • (d) Being a party to the commission of any offence referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c) of this subsection:

    • (e) Conspiring with any person to commit any such offence.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 4) 1985. It incorporates all the amendments to the Act as at 29 June 2009. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 41): section 17