Terms relating to Police in other enactments

116 Terms relating to Police in other enactments

Unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a)

a reference in an enactment other than this Act to any of the following terms must be read as a reference to a constable:

(i)

a member of Police:

(ii)

a member of the Police:

(iii)

a member of the New Zealand Police:

(iv)

a Police officer:

(v)

an officer of the Police:

(vi)

a policeman:

(vii)

a sworn member of the Police.

(b)

a reference in an enactment other than this Act to a commissioned officer of Police (or of the Police) must be read as a reference to a constable who is of or above the level of position of inspector:

(c)

a reference in an enactment other than this Act to a non-commissioned officer of Police (or of the Police) must be read as a reference to a constable who is of or above the level of position of sergeant but below the level of position of inspector:

(d)

a reference in an enactment other than this Act to a non-sworn member of Police (or of the Police) must be read as a reference to a Police employee who is not a constable.