Evidence Amendment Act 2005

Evidence Amendment Act 2005

Public Act2005 No 51
Date of assent16 May 2005

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Justice


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • (1) Section 3 comes into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

    (2) The rest of this Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

    This Act was repealed, as from 1 August 2007, pursuant to section 215 Evidence Act 2006 (2006 No 69). See clause 2(2) Evidence Act 2006 Commencement Order 2007 (SR 2007/190).

3 Section 2 of Evidence Amendment Act 1994 amended
  • (1) Section 2 of the Evidence Amendment Act 1994 is amended—

    • (a) by omitting from the definition of Australian subpoena the words criminal or a family, and substituting the word specified; and

    • (b) by omitting from the definition of New Zealand subpoena the words criminal or a family, and substituting the word specified ; and

    • (c) by repealing the definition of family proceeding.

    (2) Section 2 of the Evidence Amendment Act 1994 is amended by inserting, after the definition of prescribed, the following definition:

    specified proceeding means a proceeding—

    • (a) in respect of which a person is seeking an order under the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction signed at the Hague on the 25th day of October 1980; or

    • (b) relating to the status or property of a person under a disability; or

    • (c) that is a criminal proceeding.

    This Act was repealed, as from 1 August 2007, pursuant to section 215 Evidence Act 2006 (2006 No 69). See clause 2(2) Evidence Act 2006 Commencement Order 2007 (SR 2007/190).


Legislative history

10 May 2005Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4), third reading