Court Martial Appeals Amendment Act 2010


Court Martial Appeals Amendment Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 58
Date of assent6 July 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Court Martial Appeals Amendment Act 2010.

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 Appeal against decision of Court Martial relating to bail
  • Section 6 is amended by adding the following subsections:

    • (4) On an appeal under this section, the court may—

      • (a) confirm the decision; or

      • (b) vary the decision; or

      • (c) set the decision aside.

    • (5) If subsection (4)(c) applies, the court may make any other decision that—

      • (a) could have been made in the first place; and

      • (b) the court thinks appropriate.

5 Appeal by accused against finding relating to fitness to stand trial
  • Section 9EA(7) is amended by omitting section 101E(c) and substituting section 101F(c).

Legislative history

29 June 2010Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill by committee of the whole House, third reading
6 July 2010Royal assent

This Act is administered by the New Zealand Defence Force.