Summary Offences Amendment Act 1997

Summary Offences Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 97
Date of assent1 December 1997

Note

This Act is administered in the Department for Courts and the Ministry of Justice


An Act to amend the Summary Offences Act 1981

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Summary Offences Amendment Act 1997, and is part of the Summary Offences Act 1981 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on 1 January 1998.

2 Interpretation
  • This section amended s 2(1) of the principal Act by inserting the definitions of the terms Crime involving violence and Serious drug offence.

3 Associating with convicted thieves
  • This section inserted s 6(2A) of the principal Act.

4 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 6A to 6C of the principal Act.

5 Intimidation
  • This section substituted s 21 of the principal Act.

6 New schedules added
  • This section inserted Schedules 3 and 4 of the principal Act.

7 Fines increased
  • The principal Act is amended in the manner indicated in Schedule 2.


Schedule 1
New schedules added to principal Act

Section 6

Schedule 2
Amendments to principal Act to increase fines

Section 7

Provision AmendedAmendment
Section 3By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 4(1)By omitting the expression $500, and substituting the expression $1,000.
Section 4(2)By omitting the expression $200, and substituting the expression $500.
Section 5By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 5A (as inserted by section 2 of the Summary Offences Amendment Act 1989)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 6By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 7By omitting the expression $500, and substituting the expression $1,000.
Section 8By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 9By omitting the expression $2,000, and substituting the expression $4,000.
Section 10By omitting the expression $2,000, and substituting the expression $4,000.
Section 10A (as inserted by section 453 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989)By omitting the expression $2,000, and substituting the expression $4,000.
Section 10B (as inserted by section 453 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 11By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 12By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 13By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 13A (as inserted by section 2 of the Summary Offences Amendment Act 1986, and section 2 of the Summary Offences Amendment Act (No 2) 1987)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 14By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 22By omitting the expression $500, and substituting the expression $1,000.
Section 23By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 24By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 27By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 28(2)(a)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 28(2)(b)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 29(1)By omitting the expression $1,000, and substituting the expression $2,000.
Section 29(3)By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $500.
Section 32By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.
Section 33By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.
Section 34By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.
Section 35By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.
Section 36By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.
Section 37By omitting the expression $100, and substituting the expression $200.