Crimes Amendment Act 2015

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16 Section 245 replaced (Section 243 not to apply to certain acts committed outside New Zealand)

Replace section 245 with:

245 Application of section 243 to acts outside New Zealand

(1)

Section 243 applies to an act that has occurred outside New Zealand and that is alleged to constitute an offence resulting in proceeds only if—

(a)

the act was an offence under the law of the place where and when it occurred; or

(b)

it is an act to which section 7 or 7A of this Act applies; or

(c)

an enactment provides that the act is an offence in New Zealand, and no additional requirement exists for the act to be an offence in the place where and when it occurred.

(2)

If a person is charged with an offence under section 243 and subsection (1)(a) applies, it is to be presumed, unless that person puts the matter at issue, that the act was an offence under the law of the place where and when it occurred.