Passports Amendment Act 2003

Passports Amendment Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 92
Date of assent21 October 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Passports Amendment Act 2003.

    (2) In this Act, the Passports Act 1992 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 Issue of passport
  • (1) Section 4(3)(b)(ii) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words sentence of supervision under, and substituting the words community-based sentence under subpart 2 of Part 2 of.

    (2) Section 4(3)(b) of the principal Act is amended by repealing subparagraph (iii), and substituting the following subparagraphs:

    • (iii) the applicant is required by an order made by a New Zealand court to refrain from obtaining a passport or to surrender a passport; or

    • (iv) the applicant is subject to an order made by a New Zealand court that requires the applicant, or the effect of which requires the applicant, to remain in New Zealand; or

    • (v) the applicant is subject to a sentence imposed by a New Zealand court, the effect of which requires the applicant to remain in New Zealand:.

4 Cancellation of passport where holder ceases to be entitled to passport
  • (1) Section 8(1)(c) of the principal Act is repealed.

    (2) Section 8(2) of the principal Act is repealed.


Legislative history

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