Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2011

Reprint
as at 6 December 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2011

Public Act2011 No 95
Date of assent17 October 2011
Commencementsee section 2

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) Sections 4 to 7 come into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

    (2) The rest of this Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

    (3) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on the day that is 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

    Section 2(1): sections 4–7 brought into force, on 5 March 2012, by the Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011 (SR 2011/416).

    Section 2(2): section 8 brought into force, on 1 July 2013, by the Victims' Rights Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2013 (SR 2013/171).

3 Principal Act amended
4 Procedure before ascertaining information from victim
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4: repealed, on 6 December 2014, by section 53 of the Victims’ Rights Act 2002 (2002 No 39).

5 Form and verification of information ascertained
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5: repealed, on 6 December 2014, by section 53 of the Victims’ Rights Act 2002 (2002 No 39).

6 New section 21A inserted
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6: repealed, on 6 December 2014, by section 53 of the Victims’ Rights Act 2002 (2002 No 39).

7 Transitional provision regarding submitting victim impact statement for purpose of sentence indication
  • [Repealed]

    Section 7: repealed, on 6 December 2014, by section 53 of the Victims’ Rights Act 2002 (2002 No 39).

8 Other amendments to principal Act
  • The principal Act is amended as set out in the Schedule.


Schedule
Amendments to principal Act

s 8

Section 12

Subsection (2)(c): omit defended hearing, or trial, and substitute trial.

Subsection (4): omit the Criminal Justice Act 1985 or any other and substitute any.

Section 35(3)(b)

Omit section 142A(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1985 and substitute section 34A(1) of the Corrections Act 2004.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Victims’ Rights Amendment Act 2011 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint