Crimes of Torture Act 1989

4 Jurisdiction in respect of acts of torture

No proceedings for an offence against any of the provisions of section 3 shall be brought unless—

(a)

the person to be charged is a New Zealand citizen; or

(b)

the person to be charged is present in New Zealand; or

(c)

the act or omission constituting the offence charged is alleged to have occurred in New Zealand or on board a ship or an aircraft that is registered in New Zealand.