Armed Forces Discipline Amendment Act 2003

Armed Forces Discipline Amendment Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 59
Date of assent21 October 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

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

3 Schedule 4
  • Schedule 4 of the principal Act is amended by—

    • (a) omitting from the first item the words Reduction in rank‡ where they appear in the second column, and substituting the words Reduction in rank (this punishment may be imposed only on a petty officer who, at the time of the disposal of the charge, is on sea service) ; and

    • (b) revoking the note to the first item denoted by the symbol ; and

    • (c) omitting from the third item the words Detention for a period not exceeding 60 days‡ where they appear in the second column, and substituting the words Detention for a period not exceeding 60 days (this punishment may be imposed only on a rating of able rank or of lower rank in respect of an offence committed on sea service); and

    • (d) revoking the note to the third item denoted by the symbol .


Legislative history

16 October 2003Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3), third reading