The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:
This Act is the Secret Commissions Amendment Act 2015.
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.
This Act amends the Secret Commissions Act 1910 (the principal Act).
In section 2, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:
child of any agent includes a child of a spouse or a civil union partner or a de facto partner of an agent and in section 5(2) child has a corresponding meaning
Replace section 13 with:
A person who commits an offence against this Act is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years.
21 October 2015
Divided from Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill (Bill 219–2) as Bill 219–3O
4 November 2015
6 November 2015
This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.