Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Amendment Act 2010

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Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Amendment Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 59
Date of assent6 July 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Amendment Act 2010.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

4 Long Title amended
  • The Long Title is amended by omitting 1994;— and substituting 1994; and and also by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (c):

    • (d) the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel 1994;—.

5 Interpretation
  • The definition of United Nations operation in section 2(1) is amended by adding ; or and also by adding the following paragraphs:

    • (c) if the operation is for the purpose of delivering humanitarian, political or development assistance in peace building; or

    • (d) if the operation is for the purpose of delivering emergency humanitarian assistance.


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 Ministry of Justice.