Corrections (Use of Court Cells) Amendment Act 2009

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Corrections (Use of Court Cells) Amendment Act 2009

Public Act2009 No 60
Date of assent7 December 2009
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Corrections (Use of Court Cells) 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 Establishment of prisons
  • Section 32 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

    • (2A) Nothing in section 9 of the Resource Management Act 1991 applies to the detention of prisoners in a court cell block that is declared by notice in the Gazette to be a part of a corrections prison.

5 Consequential amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
  • (1) This section consequentially amends the Resource Management Act 1991.

    (2) Section 4 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (3):

    • (3A) Section 9 does not apply to the detention of prisoners in a court cell block that is declared by notice in the Gazette to be a part of a corrections prison.


Legislative history

24 November 2009Introduction (Bill 106–1), first reading, second reading, committee of the whole House, third reading
7 December 2009Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.