Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Act 1995

Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Act 1995

Public Act1995 No 48
Date of assent29 July 1995

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Act 1995, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Commissions of Inquiry Act 1908 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 New sections substituted
  • This section substituted section 13, and inserted sections 13A to 13D, of the principal Act.

3 Repeal
  • Section 2(2) of the Commissions of Inquiry Amendment Act 1968 is hereby consequentially repealed.

4 Application to existing Commissions
  • (1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall apply to every Commission in existence at the commencement of this Act as well as to every Commission appointed after the commencement of this Act.

    (2) Section 13 of the principal Act (as it stood immediately before the commencement of this Act) shall continue to apply to anything done or omitted to be done before the commencement of this Act.

    (3) For the avoidance of doubt, where before the commencement of this Act a person has been served with a summons issued under section 4D of the principal Act, being a summons requiring that person to attend on a date after the commencement of this Act, the failure to comply in any respect with the summons shall be an act done or omitted to be done after the commencement of this Act.