Crimes Amendment Act 2011

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Crimes Amendment Act 2011

Public Act2011 No 29
Date of assent12 July 2011
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1  Title
  • This Act is the Crimes Amendment Act 2011.

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

3  Crimes Act 1961 amended
4  Interpretation
  • (1) Section 248 is amended by omitting sections 249 and 250 and substituting sections 249 to 252.

    (2) Section 248 is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    authorisation includes an authorisation conferred on a person by or under an enactment or a rule of law, or by an order of a court or judicial process.

5  Accessing computer system without authorisation
6  Sections 253 and 254 repealed

Legislative history

22 June 2011Divided from New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Amendment Bill (Bill 259–2) by committee of the whole House as Bill 259–3A
5 July 2011Third reading
12 July 2011Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.