Serious Fraud Office (Abolition and Transitional Provisions) Bill

  • discharged on 24 November 2009

Hon Annette King

Serious Fraud Office (Abolition and Transitional Provisions) Bill

Government Bill

206—2

Contents

Commentary
Key
1Title
2Commencement
3Act binds the Crown
4Purposes
5Interpretation
6Repeal of Serious Fraud Office Act 1990
7Documents of Serious Fraud Office
8Designation of persons by Commissioner
9Restriction of compensation for technical redundancy arising from abolition of Serious Fraud Office
10Appointment of employees of Serious Fraud Office to police
11References to Serious Fraud Office
12Other savings and transitional matters arising from abolition of Serious Fraud Office
13Effect of repeal of Serious Fraud Office Act 1990
14Consequential amendments to other Acts
15Continuing application of Serious Fraud Office Act 1990 to certain matters
16Expiry and repeal of subpart
17Factors relevant to existence of serious or complex fraud
18Conditions for making production order
19Commissioner or Commissioner’s delegate may apply for production order
20Judge may make production order
21Contents of production order
22Duration of production order
23Documents produced under production order
24Conditions for making examination order
25Commissioner or Commissioner’s delegate may apply for examination order
26Judge may make examination order
27Contents of examination order
28Presence of lawyer
29Duration of examination order
30Privilege against self-incrimination
31Other privileges
32Exclusion of civil liability
33Effect of proceedings
33Effect of proceedings challenging powers and duties under this subpart
34Failing to comply with orders
35Secrecy of certain information relating to investigations carried out under this subpart
36Secrecy of information protected under Inland Revenue Department Act 1974 Tax Administration Act 1994
37Disclosure to designated person of information protected under other Acts
38Secrecy of information protected under other Acts
39Obligation to inform that disclosed information is secret
40Secrecy to be observed by other recipients of disclosed information
41Authorisations to disclose information
42Information may cease to be secret
43Persons ceasing to be designated under continuing obligation of secrecy
44Service of orders and notices
45Delegation of powers, functions, or duties of Commissioner
46Regulations
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: