Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 3) 1998

Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 3) 1998

Public Act1998 No 91
Date of assent10 August 1998

An Act to amend the Summary Proceedings Act 1957

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 Proceedings Amendment Act (No 3) 1998, and is part of the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 (the principal Act).

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

2 Interpretation
  • This section inserted the definitions of the terms Bank and Benefit in s 2(1) of the principal Act.

3 Summary procedure for infringement offences
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 21(3A) to (3D) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted s 21(5A) and (5B) of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection inserted s 21(13) of the principal Act.

4 Withdrawal of warrant
  • This section inserted s 23(2) of the principal Act.

5 Withdrawal of information by informant
  • This section inserted s 36(1B) of the principal Act.

6 Registrar may receive not guilty pleas
  • This section inserted s 41A of the principal Act.

7 Registrar may prohibit publication of names
  • This section inserted s 46A of the principal Act.

8 Variation of conditions of bail
  • This section substituted s 50A(2)(b) of the principal Act.

9 Powers of Registrar to adjourn hearing or issue warrant to arrest defendant
  • This section substituted s 61A(3) and inserted s 61A(4) of the principal Act.

10 Defendant's right to elect trial by jury where offence punishable by more than 3 months' imprisonment
  • (1) This section inserted s 66(1A) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended s 66(2) of the principal Act.

11 Registrar may receive elections
  • This section inserted s 66A of the principal Act.

12 Conduct of hearing
  • This section substituted s 67(1A) of the principal Ac.

13 District Court Judge or Justice or Registrar may grant a rehearing
  • (1) This section inserted s 75(1AA) of the principal Act.

    (2) This section amended s 75(3) of the principal Act.

14 Interpretation
  • This section inserted paragraphs (c) to (f) of the definition of the term salary or wages in s 79 of the principal Act.

15 Order for immediate payment of fine
16 Notice of fine
  • This section substituted s 84(2)(e) of the principal Act.

17 Further notice of fine
  • (1) This subsection amended s 85(1)(b) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection substituted s 85(1)(c) of the principal Act.

    (3) This section substituted s 85(2)(b) of the principal Act.

18 Extension of time to pay
  • This section substituted s 86 of the principal Act.

19 Bailiff may arrange extension of time to pay
  • This section inserted s 86A of the principal Act.

20 Action where fine not paid
21 Power to obtain information in respect of beneficiaries
  • This section inserted s 87AA of the principal Act.

22 Publication of name of fines defaulter
  • This section amended s 87A(1)(d) of the principal Act.

23 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 87B to 87J of the principal Act.

24 Action where fine remains unpaid
  • (1) This subsection substituted s 88(1A), and inserted s 88(1)(b) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection amended s 88(3)(a) of the principal Act.

    (3) This subsection inserted s 88(3)(fa) and (fb) of the principal Act.

    (4) This subsection repealed s 88(4) of the principal Act.

25 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 88A and 88B of the principal Act.

26 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 102A and 102B of the principal Act.

27 Power to obtain information in respect of employers
  • This section inserted s 104A of the principal Act.

28 Operation of attachment order
  • (1) This subsection amended s 105(3) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection substituted s 105(4) and (5), and inserted s 105(6) and (7) of the principal Act.

29 Transfer of enforcement to another District Court
  • This section substituted s 106D of the principal Act.

30 Amendments to other enactments
  • The enactments specified in the Schedule are amended in the manner indicated in that schedule.


Schedule
Amendments to Other Enactments

Section 30

This Schedule amended s 126A Social Security Act 1964 (1964 No 136), Schedule 3 to the Privacy Act 1993 (1993 No 28), ss 81 and 85A Tax Administration Act 1994 (1994 No 166), and s 9(1) Tax Administration Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 24).