Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 1992

Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 1992

Public Act1992 No 82
Date of assent18 August 1992

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the Summary Proceedings Act 1957

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 1992, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

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3 Criminal process not to be held a nullity or invalid
  • (1) Nothing done in any District Court or in the High Court or in the Court of Appeal at any time on or after the 11th day of July 1986 and before the passing of this Act in respect of an offence against section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961 shall be held a nullity or otherwise invalid merely because, at the time it was done, section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961 was not referred to in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the principal Act.

    (2) Nothing done in any District Court or in the High Court or in the Court of Appeal at any time on or after the 11th day of July 1986 and before the passing of this Act in respect of an offence against section 140A of the Crimes Act 1961 shall be held a nullity or otherwise invalid because of the operation of section 2 of this Act.