Human Rights Amendment Act 2007

Human Rights Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 64
Date of assent19 September 2007

Note

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Human Rights Amendment Act 2007.

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

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Human Rights Act 1993.

4 Condition in restraint of marriage
  • (1) The heading to section 136 is amended by adding , civil union, or de facto relationship.

    (2) Section 136 is amended by omitting marriage and substituting a person from marrying or entering into a civil union or de facto relationship.

    (3) Section 136 is amended by inserting or enter into a civil union or de facto relationship with after marry.


Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading