International Crimes and International Criminal Court Act 2000

Certificates and removal orders

150 Certificate giving temporary authority to remain in New Zealand

(1)

A certificate issued by the Minister under this section—

(a)

may be issued for a period, not exceeding 3 months, specified in the certificate; and

(b)

may, from time to time, be renewed for 1 further period not exceeding 3 months; and

(c)

may, if the Minister thinks fit, order that the person named in the certificate be taken into custody.

(2)

The certificate is, while it remains in force, sufficient authority for the person named in the certificate to remain in New Zealand.

(3)

If the Minister issues a certificate, the Minister may refer the person’s case to the Minister of Immigration for consideration under section 61 of the Immigration Act 2009, and, in that case, that section applies for the purposes of this section as if the person were a person required to hold a visa under that Act to be in New Zealand.

(4)

Except as provided in subsection (3), nothing in the Immigration Act 2009 applies to the person named in the certificate while the certificate is in force.

Compare: 1999 No 55 s 94(1)–(4)

Section 150(3): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 150(4): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).