Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2005

Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2005

Public Act2005 No 98
Date of assent14 December 2005

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 Interpretation
  • Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (a)(ii) of the definition of suitably qualified person the word registered.

4 Sections 15 and 17 to apply
  • (1) Section 20 of the principal Act is amended by omitting from the heading the words Sections 15 and 17, and substituting the words Sections 15, 17, and 17A.

    (2) Section 20(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the expression Section 17, the words and section 17A.

5 Judge may issue warrant for arrest and detention
  • Section 45(2) of the principal Act is amended by inserting after the words who is, the words of or.

6 Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Regulations 2004 amended

Legislative history

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