Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2008

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Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2008

Public Act2008 No 9
Date of assent26 March 2008
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2008.

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

3 Principal Act amended
4 Interpretation
  • Section 2(1) is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    video record has the same meaning as in section 4 of the Evidence Act 2006.

5 Consent to taking of bodily sample
  • (1) Section 9(1)(b) is amended by omitting videotape and substituting video record.

    (2) Section 9(3) is amended by omitting videotape in each place where it appears and substituting in each case video record.

6 Consent to taking of buccal sample
  • (1) Section 24G(1)(b) is amended by omitting videotape and substituting video record.

    (2) Section 24G(3) is amended by omitting videotape in each place where it appears and substituting in each case video record.

7 Consent to taking of bodily sample
  • (1) Section 34(1)(b) is amended by omitting videotape and substituting video record.

    (2) Section 34(3) is amended by omitting videotape in each place where it appears and substituting in each case video record.


Legislative history

13 March 2008Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 147–1) by committee of the whole House, third reading
26 March 2008Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.