Corrections Amendment Act 2005

Corrections Amendment Act 2005

Public Act2005 No 97
Date of assent14 December 2005

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Corrections Amendment Act 2005.

    (2) In this Act, the Corrections Act 2004 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 Interpretation
  • Section 3(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the word section the first time that it occurs, and substituting the word Act.

4 Functions of probation officers
  • Section 25(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after paragraph (ab), the following paragraphs:

    • (ac) to supervise all offenders released on parole and to ensure that the conditions of parole are complied with:

    • (ad) to supervise offenders released on compassionate release under section 41 of the Parole Act 2002 and to ensure that the conditions of release (if any) are complied with:.

5 Matters to be included in annual report
  • Section 190(1)(b)(i) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words control and supervision, and substituting the words control or supervision.

6 Regulations
  • Section 200(1)(b) of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subparagraph:

    • (v) controlling officers of probation areas:.


Legislative history

8 December 2005Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 5) (Bill 249-2), third reading