Immigration Amendment Act 2015

Subpart 4—Amendments to Part 4 (Arrivals and departures)

28 Section 102 replaced (Obligations of carriers, and persons in charge, of craft to provide information)

Replace section 102 with:

102 Obligations of carriers, and persons in charge, of craft to provide information

(1)

The purpose of this section is to facilitate—

(a)

the exercise or performance of powers, functions, or duties under this Act:

(b)

the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution, and punishment of immigration offences:

(c)

the protection of border security.

(2)

A person (being a carrier, or a person in charge, of a craft) to whom section 96 applies must provide the chief executive with the information prescribed for the purposes of this subsection about every person who intended to board the craft for the purpose of travelling to New Zealand, including persons who did not in fact board the craft for any reason (including because of a decision made by the chief executive under section 97).

(3)

The chief executive may, in writing, exempt a person to whom section 96 applies from providing some or all of the information required under subsection (2) in all or any specified circumstances.

(4)

A person granted an exemption under subsection (3) must, despite that exemption, comply with any request made by the chief executive, not more than 14 days before or after the arrival of a craft in New Zealand, for some or all of the information prescribed for the purposes of subsection (2).

(5)

Information required under subsection (2) or (4) must be provided, or otherwise made available,—

(a)

in a form and manner approved by the chief executive; and

(b)

on the date, or at the time, specified by the chief executive; and

(c)

for the period, if any, specified by the chief executive.

(6)

Information provided or otherwise made available to the chief executive under this section may be retained by the chief executive for any of the purposes listed in subsection (1).