# Summary Offences Amendment Act 1997

Public Act | 1997 No 97 |

Date of assent | 1 December 1997 |

###### Note

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

## Contents

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.

##### 7 Fines increased

The principal Act is amended in the manner indicated in Schedule 2.

## Schedule 1 | Section 6 |

## Schedule 2 | Section 7 |

Provision Amended | Amendment |
---|---|

Section 3 | By 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 5 | By 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 6 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 7 | By omitting the expression “$500”, and substituting the expression “$1,000”. |

Section 8 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 9 | By omitting the expression “$2,000”, and substituting the expression “$4,000”. |

Section 10 | By 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 11 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 12 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 13 | By 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 14 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 22 | By omitting the expression “$500”, and substituting the expression “$1,000”. |

Section 23 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 24 | By omitting the expression “$1,000”, and substituting the expression “$2,000”. |

Section 27 | By 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 32 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |

Section 33 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |

Section 34 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |

Section 35 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |

Section 36 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |

Section 37 | By omitting the expression “$100”, and substituting the expression “$200”. |