Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014

  • repealed
  • Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014: repealed, on 1 September 2017, pursuant to section 345(1)(e) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).

Reprint as at 1 September 2017

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Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014

Public Act
 
2014 No 25
Date of assent
 
9 May 2014
Commencement
 
see section 2

Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014: repealed, on 1 September 2017, pursuant to section 345(1)(e) of the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5).

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 Business, Innovation, and Employment.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Electronic Transactions Act 2002 (the principal Act).

4 Section 4 amended (Overview)

In section 4(b), replace “13” with “13A”.

5 New section 13A inserted (Time of communication of acceptance of offer)

After section 13, insert:

13A Time of communication of acceptance of offer

(1)

For the purpose of the formation of a contract, an acceptance by electronic communication of an offer is taken to be communicated to the offeror at the time determined by section 11 to be the time of receipt for that electronic communication.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not apply if—

(a)

the parties to the contract otherwise agree; or

(b)

an enactment provides otherwise.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Electronic Transactions (Contract Formation) Amendment Act 2014 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 (2017 No 5): section 345(1)(e)