This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Courts
1 Short Title and commencement
2 Standard of care required of persons under legal duties
3 Correcting drafting error
An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1961
BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:
(1) This Act may be cited as the Crimes Amendment Act 1997, and is part of the Crimes Act 1961 (“the principal Act”).
“the principal Act”
(2) This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
(1) This section inserted s 150A of the principal Act.
(2) Nothing in this section applies in respect of any act or omission that occurred before the commencement of this Act.
This section amended paragraph (b) of the definition of the term trial Judge in s 2(1) of the principal Act.