Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

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Reprint as at 1 July 2014

Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

Public Act1990 No 99
Date of assent8 August 1990
Commencementsee section 1(2)

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Transport.


Contents

Title

1 Short Title and commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

2 Interpretation

2A Application of Act

Part 2
Transport Accident Investigation Commission

3 Establishment of Commission

4 Purpose of Commission

5 Membership of Commission

5A Appointment of assessors

6 Commission responsible to Minister [Repealed]

6A Extra information to be included in statement of intent

7 Further provisions applying in relation to Commission

8 Functions of Commission

9 Commission may make reports to Authority and give notice where appropriate

10 Commission to notify Authority of accidents and incidents not being investigated

11 Powers of Commission

12 Powers of entry and investigation

12A Offences in respect of certain powers of investigation

13 Accidents to be investigated

14 Conduct of investigation

Part 3
Disclosure and admissibility of transport accident and incident investigation information

14A Interpretation

14B Circumstances of disclosure, and admissibility, of certain investigation records

14C Circumstances of disclosure of cockpit recordings, and certain investigation records supplied to Commission

14D Admissibility of cockpit recordings, and certain investigation records supplied to Commission

14E Disclosure of record relating to accident or incident before civil proceedings commenced

14F Disclosure of record relating to accident or incident in civil proceedings

14G Provisions relating to application under section 14E or section 14F

14H Court may order record to be produced

14I Restriction on publication of reports of proceedings

14J Further provisions relating to disclosure of record

14K Certain actions do not constitute disclosure

14L Offences relating to disclosure of records

14M Offences relating to publication of reports of proceedings or publication of records

14N Admissibility of accident or incident findings, recommendations, or report

14O Commission investigators not compellable to give opinion evidence in certain proceedings

14P No search warrant may be issued for record specified in section 14B(2) or section 14C(2)

14Q Disclosure of personal information under Privacy Act 1993

14R Application of Official Information Act 1982 to record specified in section 14B(2) or section 14C(2)

15 Commission to complete certain former investigations [Repealed]

16 Amendment to Ombudsmen Act 1975 [Repealed]

Schedule
Provisions applying in relation to the Transport Accident Investigation Commission

Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1992

Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1999

Reprint notes


An Act—

  • (a) to establish the Transport Accident Investigation Commission, and to define its functions, duties, and powers; and

  • (b) to regulate the disclosure and admissibility of certain transport accident or incident investigation information

  • Title: substituted, on 10 September 1999, by section 2 of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 113).