Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2013

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Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 31
Date of assent6 June 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2013.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 11 amended (Theft, etc, of controlled drugs)
  • (1) In section 11(1)(c),—

    • (a) replace any crime with any offence; and

    • (b) replace a crime with an offence.

    (2) In section 11(3), replace—

    • (a) The definition of crime in section 2, and sections with Sections; and

    • (b) 1961, with 1961.


Legislative history

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

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.