Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Bill

Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Bill

Member’s Bill

16—2

As reported from the committee of the whole House

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Simeon Brown

Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Bill

Member’s Bill

16—2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Psychoactive Substances (Increasing Penalty for Supply and Distribution) Amendment Act 2018.

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 Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 (the principal Act).

4 Section 70 amended

In section 70(3)(a), replace “2 years” with 8 years 14 years.

Legislative history

1 February 2018

Introduction (Bill 16–1)

21 March 2018

First reading and referral to Justice Committee

20 September 2018

Reported from Justice Committee

17 October 2018

Second reading

12 December 2018

Committee of the whole House (Bill 16–2)