Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2013

Reprint as at 31 March 2014

Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 77
Date of assent24 September 2013
Commencementsee section 2

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

4 Section 2 amended (Interpretation)

5 Section 3 amended (Meaning of domestic violence)

6 Section 5 amended (Object)

7 Section 13 amended (Application without notice for protection order)

8 Section 19 amended (Standard conditions of protection order)

9 Sections 29 to 44 and cross-heading above section 29 repealed

10 Section 46 amended (Power to vary protection order)

11 Section 49 amended (Offence to breach protection order)

12 Section 49A repealed (Offence to fail to comply with direction)

13 New Part 2A inserted

14 Section 76 amended (Respondent to notify intention to appear)

15 Section 77 amended (Procedure where respondent does not require hearing)

16 Section 81 amended (Court may appoint lawyer)

17 Section 127 amended (Regulations)

18 Cross-heading above section 133 replaced

19 New sections 134 to 138 and cross-heading inserted

Reprint notes


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: