Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1999

Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 13
Date of assent23 March 1999

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 1999, and is part of The Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 (the principal Act).

    (2) Except as provided in section 5(2), this Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

2 Term of office
  • This section substituted s 81 of the principal Act.

3 Regulations
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 149(ja) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted s 149(nd) of the principal Act.

4 Regulations relating to transitional matters
  • This section substituted s 176 of the principal Act.

5 Amendments to Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994
6 Repeal
7 Saving
  • (1) This section applies to all regulations in force at the commencement of this section—

    • (a) That were made under section 149 of the principal Act under any power conferred by section 176 of the principal Act (as it existed immediately before the commencement of this section); and

    • (b) That, after the commencement of this section, could be made (wholly or in part) under paragraph (ja) or paragraph (nd) of section 149 of the principal Act (as amended by section 3 of this Act).

    (2) All regulations to which this section applies continue in force after the commencement of this section as if they had been validly made under section 149 of the principal Act (as amended by section 3 of this Act) without reliance on any power conferred by section 176 of the principal Act.

    (3) The fact that any regulations are continued in force by this section is without prejudice to any power to amend or revoke those regulations.