Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992

13 Certificate that attendance required

(1)

For the purposes of enabling the grant of a temporary visa under the Immigration Act 2009 to any person in respect of whom a request is made under section 12 of this Act, the Attorney-General may issue a certificate, in writing, that the attendance of that person in New Zealand is necessary for the purposes of giving or providing evidence or assistance pursuant to that request.

(2)

The Attorney-General may, at any time, by notice in writing, cancel any certificate issued under subsection (1) in respect of any person who is in New Zealand pursuant to a request made under section 12, if the Attorney-General is satisfied that the attendance of that person in New Zealand is no longer necessary for the purpose to which the request relates.

Section 13(1): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).