Interpretation Act 1999

19 Effect of repeal on prior offences and breaches of enactments
  • (1) The repeal of an enactment does not affect a liability to a penalty for an offence or for a breach of an enactment committed before the repeal.

    (2) A repealed enactment continues to have effect as if it had not been repealed for the purpose of—

    • (a) investigating the offence or breach:

    • (b) commencing or completing proceedings for the offence or breach:

    • (c) imposing a penalty for the offence or breach.

    Compare: 1924 No 11 s 20(h)