Policing (Constable's Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2009


Policing (Constable's Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2009

Public Act2009 No 58
Date of assent7 December 2009
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Policing (Constable's Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2009.

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 New heading and section 115A inserted
  • The following heading and section are inserted after section 115:

    Validation of constable's oaths

    115A Validation of constable's oaths
    • A Police employee or judicial officer who has administered the constable's oath described in section 22(1) in the period that commenced on 1 October 2008 and ended with the close of 12 October 2009 is to be treated as having been authorised, throughout that period, by the Commissioner to administer the oath and as having administered the oath in accordance with section 22.

Legislative history

24 November 2009Introduction (Bill 98–1), first reading, second reading, committee of the whole House, third reading
7 December 2009Royal assent

This Act is administered by the New Zealand Police.