Electronic Courts and Tribunals Act 2016

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Electronic Courts and Tribunals Act 2016

Public Act
 
2016 No 52
Date of assent
 
17 October 2016
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Purpose
4Interpretation
5Act binds the Crown
6Application
7Permitted documents may be used
8Consent may be inferred from person’s conduct
9Presumption of validity
10Certain documents to be treated as permitted documents
11Requirement for information to be in writing
12Requirement for information to be recorded in writing
13Requirement for information to be given in writing
14Requirement to provide multiple copies of information
15Requirement to provide information in certain form
16Requirement for signatures
17Requirement for signatures of witnesses
18Requirement for seals
19Presumption about reliability of electronic signatures
20Requirement to retain document or information that is in paper-based form
21Requirement to retain information that is in electronic form
22Extra conditions for electronic communications
23Requirement to provide or produce information that is in paper-based form
24Requirement to provide or produce information that is in electronic form
25Requirement to provide access to information that is in paper-based form
26Requirement to provide access to information that is in electronic form
27Requirement relating to content of information
28Copyright in works in permitted documents
29Time of dispatch of permitted documents
30Time of receipt of permitted documents
31Place of filing
32Filing fees payable for permitted documents
33Regulations
34Amendment to Electronic Identity Verification Act 2012
35Amendment to Electronic Transactions Act 2002
36Amendment to Resource Management Act 1991
37Transitional provisions
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: