Immigration Act 1987

  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
46 Duty of chief executive to communicate obligation to leave New Zealand
  • (1) The chief executive of the Department of Labour must communicate to persons who are seeking visas to come to New Zealand or permits to be in New Zealand—

    • (a) the obligation to leave New Zealand created by section 45(1); and

    • (b) the implications for persons who fail to meet that obligation.

    (2) Without limiting the means by which the chief executive may communicate those matters, he or she must provide the relevant information required by subsection (1)—

    • (a) at offices where visas or permits are issued or granted, by way of notices that can be readily seen by persons to whom it is likely to be of relevance:

    • (b) on application forms for temporary visas and permits and limited purpose visas and permits:

    • (c) in arrival halls at Customs places, by way of notices that can be readily seen by all arriving temporary entrants:

    • (d) on informational material provided by the Department to persons who are interested in coming to New Zealand temporarily:

    • (e) on any notice revoking a permit.

    (3) The chief executive is to decide whether the information to be communicated under subsection (2) should be communicated in more than 1 language, and, if so, which languages should be used.

    (4) Any temporary visa or permit or limited purpose visa or permit issued or granted to any person after the commencement of this Part (other than a visa or permit granted electronically) must contain the following words, or words to similar effect:

    You must leave New Zealand before expiry of your permit, or face removal.

    Section 46: substituted, on 1 October 1999, by section 34 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).

    Section 46(5)(b): substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 23(2) of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).

    Section 46(5)(c): substituted, on 18 November 1991, by section 23(2) of the Immigration Amendment Act 1991 (1991 No 113).