Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1995

Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1995

Public Act1995 No 67
Date of assent12 December 1995

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice


An Act to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1995, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975.

    (2) This Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

2 Enforcement of fines imposed in High Court
  • Section 43 of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 is hereby amended—

    • (a) By omitting from paragraph (a)(ii) the words in the form prescribed for the purpose of section 89(1)(a) of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (with any necessary modifications):

    • (b) By repealing paragraph (b):

    • (c) By omitting from paragraph (c) the words subsection (4) of section 89 of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957, and substituting the words this section.

3 Enforcement of fines imposed in District Court
  • (1) Section 44 of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 is hereby amended by repealing paragraph (a), and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) Part III of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (with any necessary modifications):.

    (2) Section 44 (b) of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 is hereby amended by omitting the words subsection (4) of section 89, and substituting the expression Part III.