Anti-Personnel Mines Prohibition Act 1998

Reprint as at 5 August 2013

Anti-Personnel Mines Prohibition Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 111
Date of assent8 December 1998
Commencementsee section 1(2)

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Contents

Title

1 Short Title and commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

Interpretation

2 Interpretation

3 Meaning of anti-personnel mine

4 Meaning of officer

Purpose of this Act

5 Purpose

Act binds the Crown

6 Crown bound

Part 2
Prohibitions and offences related to anti-personnel mines

7 Prohibitions and offences

8 Exceptions to prohibitions

Part 3
Seizure, forfeiture, and deactivation or destruction of anti-personnel mines

9 Seizure, forfeiture, and deactivation or destruction of anti-personnel mines

10 Application of Customs and Excise Act 1996

11 Minister may authorise anti-personnel mines for certain purposes

Part 4
Information and documents

12 Purpose of this Part

13 Supply of information

14 Secretary may seek information

15 Failure to supply information an offence

16 False or misleading statements and documents

Part 5
Fact-finding missions

Purpose of this Part

17 Purpose of this Part

Access by fact-finding missions

18 Fact-finding missions

19 Officers who may accompany member of fact-finding mission

Directions

20 Ministerial directions

New Zealand assistance with fact-finding missions

21 Identification certificates

Enforcement

22 Search warrants

23 Obligations of officers accompanying member of fact-finding mission

24 Obstruction of member of fact-finding mission

Part 6
Miscellaneous provisions

Self-incrimination

25 Self-incrimination

Regulations

26 Regulations

Application to Tokelau

27 Application to Tokelau

Amendments to Arms Act 1983

28 Interpretation

29 Act to bind the Crown

30 Further amendments to Arms Act 1983

Schedule
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

Reprint notes


An Act to implement in the law of New Zealand the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction