Sentencing Amendment Act (No 3) 2009

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Sentencing Amendment Act (No 3) 2009

Public Act2009 No 49
Date of assent2 November 2009
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Sentencing Amendment Act (No 3) 2009.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 1 December 2009.

3 Sentencing Act 2002 amended
4 Aggravating and mitigating factors
  • Section 9(1) is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (ha):

    • (hb) the nature and extent of any connection between the offending and the offender's—

      • (i) participation in an organised criminal group (within the meaning of section 98A of the Crimes Act 1961); or

      • (ii) involvement in any other form of organised criminal association:.


Legislative history

27 October 2009Divided from Gangs and Organised Crime Bill (Bill 10–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
2 November 2009Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Corrections.