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  • repealed
  • Immigration Act 1987: repealed, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 404 of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).
141AF No Crown liability to third parties for fines enforcement action
  • (1) This section applies to the taking of any fines enforcement action against a person who is alleged to be in serious default (the alleged defaulter), or to the questioning of any alleged defaulter with a view to taking any fines enforcement action, immediately—

    • (a) after the arrival of the alleged defaulter in New Zealand; or

    • (b) before the departure of the alleged defaulter from New Zealand.

    (2) The Crown is not liable to any person (for example, an airline operator or a passenger on an airline) for any loss or damage caused as a result of, or in connection with, the actions described in subsection (1) unless the person or persons taking those actions, or any employee of the Crown performing any function directly or indirectly connected with those actions, has not acted in good faith or has been grossly negligent.

    (3) Nothing in subsection (2) applies to or affects any question of the liability of the Crown to the alleged defaulter.

    Section 141AF: inserted, on 1 June 2005, by section 204 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).