Crimes (Repeal of Seditious Offences) Amendment Act 2007

Crimes (Repeal of Seditious Offences) Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 96
Date of assent30 October 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 Crimes (Repeal of Seditious Offences) Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 1 January 2008.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Crimes Act 1961.

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

4 New heading substituted
  • The heading above section 80 is repealed and the following heading substituted: Offence of oath to commit offence.

5 Sections 81 to 85 repealed
  • Sections 81 to 85 are repealed.

Part 2
Amendments to other enactments

6 District Courts Act 1947 amended
  • (1) This section amends the District Courts Act 1947.

    (2) The items relating to sections 82 to 85 of the Crimes Act 1961 in Part 1 of Schedule 1A are repealed.


Legislative history

8 June 2007Introduction (Bill 120-1)
19 June 2007First reading and referral to Justice and Electoral Committee
24 August 2007Reported from Justice and Electoral Committee
18 October 2007Second reading
23 October 2007Committee of the whole House
24 October 2007Third reading