National Parks Amendment Act 2015

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National Parks Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 27
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the National Parks 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 56C amended (Requirements in relation to dog control permits)
  • (1) In section 56C(1)(c), replace conservation management plan with management plan.

    (2) In section 56C(2)(b)(ii), replace conservation management plan with management plan.

5 Section 61 amended (Seizure and forfeiture of property)
  • After section 61(7), insert:

    • (8) Where proceedings are taken against the person from whom the item was seized within 6 months of the seizure of the item, the item must, when the proceedings are completed, be returned to that person, unless the court, if it enters a conviction, directs that the item must be forfeited to the Crown.


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 Department of Conservation.