Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act (No 2) 1999

Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act (No 2) 1999

Public Act1999 No 58
Date of assent20 May 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 Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act (No 2) 1999, and is part of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

2 Limitations on requests by convention countries
  • Section 24A of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (6) If a convention country requests assistance under this Part in accordance with a convention specified in Part 6 of Schedule 1, the request must relate to criminal matters arising from the commission or suspected commission of an offence that, if committed within the jurisdiction of New Zealand, would correspond to an offence against section 4 or section 5 of the Maritime Crimes Act 1999.

3 Further limitations on requests by convention countries
  • (1) Section 24B(2)(b) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the expression 24A(4), the expression or section 24A(6).

    (2) Section 24B(3) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the expression section 24A(4), the expression or section 24A(6).

4 Schedule 1 amended
  • (1) Schedule 1 of the principal Act is amended by adding to Part 5 the following item:

    The Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 24 February 1988.

    (2) Schedule 1 of the principal Act is amended by adding the Part set out in the Schedule.

5 Schedule 2 amended
  • Schedule 2 of the principal Act is amended by adding to Part 4 the following item:

    Section 5ACrimes relating to international airports

Schedule
New Part added to Schedule 1 of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992

Section 4

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The Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, done at Rome on 10 March 1988

The Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf, done at Rome on 10 March 1988.