Crown Organisations (Criminal Liability) Act 2002

3 Purpose

The purpose of this Act is to—


implement recommendations of the report of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the collapse of a viewing platform at Cave Creek near Punakaiki on the West Coast (the Noble report):


enable the prosecution of Crown organisations for offences under the Building Act 2004, the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, and the Resource Management Act 1991:


enable injunctions to be granted requiring Crown organisations to comply with the Building Act 2004:


make related amendments to other enactments.

Section 3(b): substituted, on 1 October 2009, by section 163(2) of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Section 3(b): amended, on 4 April 2016, by section 232 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (2015 No 70).

Section 3(c): amended, on 31 March 2005, by section 414 of the Building Act 2004 (2004 No 72).