3 Principal Act
4 Section 115A amended (Validation of constable's oaths)
The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Policing (Constable's Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2013.
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
This Act amends the Policing Act 2008 (the principal Act).
In section 115A, insert as subsection (2):
“(2) A Police employee who has administered the constable's oath described in section 22(1) in the period that commenced on 13 October 2009 and ended with the close of 13 October 2013 is to be treated as having been authorised, throughout that period, by the Commissioner to administer the oath and as having administered the oath in accordance with section 22.”
This Act is administered by the New Zealand Police.