Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2015

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
2015 No 106
Date of assent
6 November 2015
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Misuse of Drugs 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 Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 (the principal Act).

4 Section 12B repealed (Laundering proceeds of drug offences)

Repeal section 12B.

5 Section 12BA repealed (Charges for money laundering)

Repeal section 12BA.

6 Section 12C amended (Commission of offences outside New Zealand)


In section 12C(1)(ca), delete “; or”.

Legislative history

21 October 2015

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

4 November 2015

Third reading

6 November 2015

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.