Juries Amendment Act 2013

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Juries Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 30
Date of assent6 June 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Juries Amendment Act 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 1 July 2013.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 29C amended (Criminal cases)
  • (1) Replace section 29C(4)(b) with:

    • (b) affects section 110 or 143 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011.

    (2) Replace section 29C(5) with:

    • (5) If, in terms of section 110 or 143 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, the offence charged, as described in the enactment creating the offence or as charged in the charge, includes the commission of any other offence, the court may accept a majority verdict on the offence charged instead of a unanimous verdict on the included offence.

5 Consequential amendment to Juries Amendment Act 2011

Legislative history

8 May 2013Divided from Criminal Procedure Legislation Bill (Bill 74–2) by committee of the whole House as Bill 74–3F
30 May 2013Third reading
6 June 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.