Crimes Amendment Act 1986

Crimes Amendment Act 1986

Public Act1986 No 4
Date of assent17 April 1986

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


Contents

Title

2  [Repealed]

3  [Repealed]

4  [Repealed]


An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1961 relating to the penalty for theft, obtaining by false pretence, and receiving property dishonestly obtained

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 Crimes Amendment Act 1986, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Crimes Act 1961 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 28th day after the date on which it receives the Governor-General's assent.

2
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2 to 4 were repealed, as from 1 October 2003, by section 33(b) Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 39).

3
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2 to 4 were repealed, as from 1 October 2003, by section 33(b) Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 39).

4
  • [Repealed]

    Sections 2 to 4 were repealed, as from 1 October 2003, by section 33(b) Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 39).

5 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Where, before the date of the commencement of this Act,—

    • (a) An information has been laid indictably and the preliminary hearing has commenced or has concluded; or

    the proceedings shall continue as if this Act had not been passed.

    (2) Subject to subsection (1) of this section, this Act shall apply in respect of charges brought before or after the date of the commencement of this Act.

    (3) Where any charge has been brought before the date of the commencement of this Act alleging the theft of any thing or animal to which subparagraph (vi) or subparagraph (vii) of section 227(b) of the principal Act applied before that date, and the value of that thing or animal is not stated in the charge, the prosecutor shall, as soon as practicable after that date, apply to the Court for leave to amend the charge to show the alleged value of the thing or animal.