Law Commission Amendment Act 2002

Law Commission Amendment Act 2002

Public Act2002 No 69
Date of assent18 December 2002

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Law Commission Amendment Act 2002.

    (2) In this Act, the Law Commission Act 1985 is called the principal Act.

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

3 New section 3A inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 3, the following section:

    3A Interpretation
    • In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, responsible Minister means the Minister of the Crown who, under the authority of any warrant or with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act.

4 Consequential amendments to principal Act
  • The principal Act is amended in the manner specified in the Schedule.


Schedule
Consequential amendments to principal Act

s 4

Section 5(1)(d)

Insert, after the words Minister of Justice, the words and the responsible Minister.

Section 7

Omit the words Minister of Justice wherever they occur and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister.

Section 9(1)

Omit the words Minister of Justice and substitute the words responsible Minister.

Section 11

Omit the words Minister of Justice in both places where they occur and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister.

Section 12(3)

Omit the words Minister of Justice and substitute the words responsible Minister.

Section 16(1)

Omit the words Minister of Justice in both places where they occur and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister, and any relevant portfolio Minister,.

Section 16(2)

Omit the words Minister of Justice in both places where they occur, and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister.

Section 17

Omit the words Minister of Justice in both places where they occur and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister.

First Schedule

Omit from clause 2 the words Minister of Justice in both places where they occur and substitute in each case the words responsible Minister.

Omit from clause 5(2) the words Minister of Justice and substitute the words responsible Minister.


Legislative history

12 December 2002Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 198-2), third reading