Secret Commissions Amendment Act 2015

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Secret Commissions Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
2015 No 109
Date of assent
6 November 2015
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Secret Commissions 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 Secret Commissions Act 1910 (the principal Act).

4 Section 2 amended (Interpretation)

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

5 Section 13 replaced (Penalty on conviction)

Replace section 13 with:

13 Penalty on conviction

A person who commits an offence against this Act is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years.

Legislative history

21 October 2015

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

4 November 2015

Third reading

6 November 2015

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.