Land Transport Amendment Act 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Land Transport Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 17
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Land Transport 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 74 amended (Procedure for dealing with blood specimens)
5 Section 79V replaced (Search warrants in relation to offences against section 79T or 79U)
  • Replace section 79V with:

    79V Search warrants in relation to offences against section 79T or 79U
    • (1) An issuing officer (within the meaning of section 3 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012) may issue a search warrant in relation to a place, vehicle, or other thing if, on application made by a constable in the manner provided in subpart 3 of Part 4 of that Act, he or she is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds—

      • (a) to suspect that an offence has been, is being, or will be committed against section 79T or 79U; and

      • (b) to believe that the search will find evidential material in respect of the offence in the place, vehicle, or other thing.

      (2) The provisions of Part 4 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 apply.

      (3) Despite subsection (2), sections 118 and 119 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 apply only in respect of a constable.

6 Section 91A amended (Interpretation)
  • In section 91A, definition of traffic offence, paragraph (a), after the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986,, insert the Road User Charges Act 1977,.

7 Section 140 amended (Contents of infringement and reminder notices)
  • (1) In section 140(2)(c), after alleged offence, insert ; and.

    (2) After section 140(2)(c), insert:

    • (d) in the case of an alleged infringement offence that is a stationary vehicle offence, include a summary of the provisions of section 133A.

8 Search and Surveillance Act 2012 consequentially amended

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 of Transport.