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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
129ZE During epidemic certain warrants and extensions to have effect for 28 days
  • (1) The following provisions apply to a warrant of commitment issued under this Act:

    • (a) if it was in force immediately before the commencement of an epidemic management notice, it has effect as if it had authorised the detention of the person named in it for a period of 28 days:

    • (b) if it is issued while an epidemic management notice is in force, it authorises the detention of the person named in it for a period of 28 days, or any shorter period the Judge thinks reasonable in the circumstances:

    • (c) if it was in force immediately before the commencement of an epidemic management notice, or is issued while an epidemic management notice is in force, it may be extended for a further period (or, as the case requires, further periods) of up to 28 days.

    (2) Subsection (1) overrides every provision of this Act to the contrary.

    (3) If the notice applies to only stated parts of New Zealand, subsections (1) and (2) apply within those parts only.

    Section 129ZE: inserted, on 1 October 1999, by section 40 of the Immigration Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 16).