Human Rights Amendment Act 2001

21 New sections 108A and 108B inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 108, the following sections:

    108A Tribunal to give notice of proceedings
    • The Tribunal must notify the Attorney-General promptly of the bringing of proceedings before the Tribunal alleging a breach of Part 1A, or alleging a breach of Part II by a person or body referred to in section 3 of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, if the Attorney-General is not a party to the proceedings.

    108B Submissions in relation to remedies
    • (1) Before the Tribunal grants any remedy under Part III, it must give the parties to the proceedings and, if the remedy under consideration is a declaration under section 92J, the Attorney-General, an opportunity to make submissions on—

      • (a) the implications of granting that remedy; and

      • (b) the appropriateness of that remedy.

      (2) Subsection (1) does not limit any provision in Part III or section 108.