Crimes (Home Invasion) Amendment Act 1999

Crimes (Home Invasion) Amendment Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 75
Date of assent1 July 1999

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1961 to increase penalties for certain offences involving home invasion

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Crimes (Home Invasion) Amendment Act 1999, and is part of the Crimes Act 1961 (the principal Act).

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

2 New heading and sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 17A to 17E and the preceding heading of the principal Act.

3 Punishment of manslaughter
4 Consequential amendments to principal Act
  • The principal Act is consequentially amended in the manner set out in the Schedule.

Consequential amendments to principal Act

Section 4