Wild Animal Control Amendment Act 2012

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Wild Animal Control Amendment Act 2012

Public Act2012 No 21
Date of assent24 February 2012
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1  Title
  • This Act is the Wild Animal Control Amendment Act 2012.

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  Interpretation
  • Paragraph (a)(ii) of the definition of wild animal in section 2(1) is amended by omitting thar and substituting tahr.

5  Keeping of specified wild animals in captivity

Legislative history

16 February 2012Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 271–2) and third reading
24 February 2012Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Conservation.