Financial Transactions Reporting Amendment Act 2015

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Financial Transactions Reporting Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
 
2015 No 103
Date of assent
 
6 November 2015
Commencement
 
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Financial Transactions Reporting 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

This Act amends the Financial Transactions Reporting Act 1996 (the principal Act).

4 Section 21 amended (Protection of identity of persons making suspicious transaction reports)

(1)

In section 21(2)(a)(ii), replace “any serious offence (within the meaning of section 243 of the Crimes Act 1961)” with “an offence within the meaning of section 243 of the Crimes Act 1961”.

(2)

In section 21(2)(a)(ii), replace “proceeds of that serious offence” with “proceeds of that offence”.

5 Section 28 amended (Application of Privacy Act 1993)

(1)

In section 28(b)(ii), replace “any serious offence (within the meaning of section 243 of the Crimes Act 1961)” with “an offence within the meaning of section 243 of the Crimes Act 1961”.

(2)

In section 28(b)(ii), replace “proceeds of that serious offence” with “proceeds of that offence”.

Legislative history

21 October 2015

Divided from Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill (Bill 219–2) as Bill 219–3I

4 November 2015

Third reading

6 November 2015

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.