Courts Martial Appeals Amendment Act 1997

Courts Martial Appeals Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 39
Date of assent28 July 1997

Note

This Act is administered in the New Zealand Defence Force


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

1 Short Title
2 Constitution of Courts Martial Appeal Court
  • Section 3(3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words are from time to time approved by the Minister of Finance, and substituting the words may be fixed or determined by or in accordance with regulations made under this Act.

3 Registrar and officers of Court
  • Section 5(2) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words Court of Appeal, and substituting the words High Court at Wellington.

4 Powers of Court to acquit on account of insanity on appeal against conviction
  • Section 9F of the principal Act is amended—

    • (a) By omitting from subsection (2) the expression , 193 and 195, and substituting the expression and 193:

    • (b) By omitting from subsection (3) the word committed in the 2 places it appears:

    • (c) By omitting from subsection (3) the expression Mental Health Act 1969, and substituting the expression Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

5 Costs of appeal
  • Section 16 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (3).

6 Suspension of death sentence
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing section 18.

7 Regulations
  • This section inserted s 26A of the principal Act.