Immigration Amendment Act 2013

5 New section 9A inserted (Meaning of mass arrival group)
  • After section 9, insert:

    9A Meaning of mass arrival group
    • (1) In this Act, mass arrival group means a group of more than 30 people, each of whom falls within 1 or more of the classes of person described in paragraphs (a) to (f) of section 115(1), who arrive in New Zealand—

      • (a) on board the same craft; or

      • (b) on board the same group of craft at the same time; or

      • (c) on board the same group of craft and within such a time period or in such circumstances that each person arrived, or intended to arrive, in New Zealand as part of the group.

      (2) In subsection (1), craft does not include a craft travelling to New Zealand in the course of a scheduled international service (within the meaning of section 96(4)).