73 Meaning of permanent resident of New Zealand

For the purposes of this Act, a person is a permanent resident of New Zealand if, and only if, that person—

(a)

resides in New Zealand; and

(b)

is not—

(i)

a person to whom section 15 or 16 of the Immigration Act 2009 applies; or

(ii)

a person obliged by or under that Act to leave New Zealand immediately or within a specified time; or

(iii)

treated for the purposes of that Act as being unlawfully in New Zealand.

Compare: 1956 No 107 s 38; 1980 No 29 s 10(1); 1987 No 74 s 151(1)

Section 73(a): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 73(b): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).