Crimes Amendment Act (No 2) 1989

Crimes Amendment Act (No 2) 1989

Public Act1989 No 103
Date of assent13 November 1989


This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1961

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Crimes Amendment Act (No 2) 1989, 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 1st day of January 1990.

2 Special provisions in cases of sexual nature
3 Transitional provision
  • Section 2 of this Act shall not apply in respect of any hearing or trial that has commenced before the commencement of this Act; and in respect of any such trial, section 375A of the principal Act (as originally enacted) shall continue to apply as if section 2 of this Act had not been enacted.