The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2015.
This Act comes into force on the earlier of the following:
a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council:
the day that is 90 days after the date on which the Act receives the Royal assent.
This Act amends the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 (the principal Act).
After section 27(1)(c), insert:
for the purpose of responding to a request under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 1992 if—
access to the information requested is authorised by the Attorney-General; and
the request relates to an offence that corresponds to an offence in New Zealand that is punishable by a term of imprisonment of more than 1 year.
21 October 2015
Divided from Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill (Bill 219–2) as Bill 219–3D
4 November 2015
6 November 2015
This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.