Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1997

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 44
Date of assent28 July 1997

Note

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice


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

1 Short Title
2 Regulations
3 Regulations relating to transitional matters
  • Section 176 of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraphs (a), (b), and (d).

4 Amendment to Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994
5 Saving
  • (1) All regulations in force at the commencement of this section—

    • (a) That were made under section 149 of the principal Act pursuant to any power conferred by section 176 of the principal Act; and

    • (b) That, after the commencement of this section, could be made under section 149 of the principal Act (as amended by section 2 of this Act) without reliance on any power conferred by section 176 of the principal Act; and

    • (c) That are in force immediately before the close of 31 March 1999,—

    notwithstanding section 177(b) of the principal Act, continue in force after 1 April 1999 as if they had been made under section 149 of the principal Act (as amended by section 2 of this Act) without reliance on any power conferred by section 176 of the principal Act.

    (2) The fact that any regulations are continued in force by this section is without prejudice to any power to amend or revoke those regulations.