Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

  • This version was replaced on 26 April 2017 to make a correction to section 14(3) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 March 2017

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Transport Accident Investigation Commission Act 1990

Public Act
 
1990 No 99
Date of assent
 
8 August 1990
Commencement
 
see 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
1Short Title and commencement
2Interpretation
2AApplication of Act
3Establishment of Commission
4Purpose of Commission
5Membership of Commission
5AAppointment of assessors
6Commission responsible to Minister [Repealed]
6AExtra information to be included in statement of intent
7Further provisions applying in relation to Commission
8Functions of Commission
9Commission may make reports to Authority and give notice where appropriate
10Commission to notify Authority of accidents and incidents not being investigated
11Powers of Commission
12Powers of entry and investigation
12AOffences in respect of certain powers of investigation
13Accidents to be investigated
14Conduct of investigation
14AInterpretation
14BCircumstances of disclosure, and admissibility, of certain investigation records
14CCircumstances of disclosure of cockpit recordings, and certain investigation records supplied to Commission
14DAdmissibility of cockpit recordings, and certain investigation records supplied to Commission
14EDisclosure of record relating to accident or incident before civil proceedings commenced
14FDisclosure of record relating to accident or incident in civil proceedings
14GProvisions relating to application under section 14E or section 14F
14HCourt may order record to be produced
14IRestriction on publication of reports of proceedings
14JFurther provisions relating to disclosure of record
14KCertain actions do not constitute disclosure
14LOffences relating to disclosure of records
14MOffences relating to publication of reports of proceedings or publication of records
14NAdmissibility of accident or incident findings, recommendations, or report
14OCommission investigators not compellable to give opinion evidence in certain proceedings
14PNo search warrant may be issued for record specified in section 14B(2) or section 14C(2)
14QDisclosure of personal information under Privacy Act 1993
14RApplication of Official Information Act 1982 to record specified in section 14B(2) or section 14C(2)
15Commission to complete certain former investigations [Repealed]
16Amendment to Ombudsmen Act 1975 [Repealed]
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).