Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 6
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2015.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 131 amended (Search warrants)
  • In section 131(1), replace authorise the constable or the inspector with authorise every constable and inspector.


Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.