Summary Offences Amendment Act 2013

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Summary Offences Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 33
Date of assent6 June 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Summary Offences Amendment Act 2013.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 28 amended (Being found in public place preparing to commit crime)
  • (1) In the heading to section 28, replace crime with offence.

    (2) In section 28(1), replace a crime with an imprisonable offence.

    (3) In section 28(3), replace a crime with an imprisonable offence.


Legislative history

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

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.