Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 1998

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 15
Date of assent11 May 1998

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 1998, and is part of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

2 Interpretation
  • This section inserted the definition of the term Convention country in s 2(1) of the principal Act.

3 New sections substituted
  • This section substituted s 24 and inserted section 24A of the principal Act.

4 Ad hoc requests for assistance
  • This section inserted s 25A of the principal Act.

5 Form of request
  • This section inserted s 26(ba) and (bb) of the principal Act.

6 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted s 64A and 64B of the principal Act.

7 Regulations
  • This section substituted s 65(1)(a) of the principal Act.

8 New schedules added
  • The principal Act is amended by adding the schedules set out in Schedule 1.

9 Consequential amendments
  • The principal Act is consequentially amended in the manner indicated in Schedule 2.


Schedule 1
Schedules added to Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992

Section 8

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments to Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992

Section 9

Provision of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992Amendment
Section 27(1)By repealing paragraph (i).
Section 30(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 31(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 37(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 38(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 42(2)By omitting the words Where one of the countries is a prescribed foreign country,.
Section 43(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 51(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 54(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 55(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 59(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 60(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 61(1)By omitting the word prescribed.
Section 62(1)By omitting the word prescribed.