United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Regulations 1997

  • revoked
  • United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Regulations 1997: revoked, on 22 November 2012, by clause 3 of the United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Regulations Revocation Order 2012 (SR 2012/319).

Entry of designated persons

  • Heading: amended, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 9 of the United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/396).

11 Designated persons to enter New Zealand only if consistent with determinations of Security Council
  • (1) No person who is a designated person may enter New Zealand, or transit through New Zealand, if the entry or transit would be contrary to a determination of the Security Council made under article 41 of the Charter of the United Nations.

    (2) Subclause (1) does not apply so as to prevent a person from entering or transiting through New Zealand if—

    • (a) the committee has determined that the travel is justified on the grounds of humanitarian need, including religious obligations; or

    • (b) the travel involves a witness whose presence is required, in accordance with paragraph 8 of resolution 1793 of the Security Council of the United Nations, before the Special Court for Sierra Leone; or

    • (c) the committee has concluded that the travel would otherwise further the objectives of the Security Council's resolutions.

    (3) Subclause (1) does not apply to a person who is a New Zealand citizen.

    (3A) A visa may be granted under the Immigration Act 2009 to a designated person only on the advice of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade that the visa is consistent with subclause (1).

    (4) This regulation operates in addition to the requirements of the Immigration Act 2009 and any regulations made under that Act.

    Regulation 11 heading: substituted, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 10(1) of the United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/396).

    Regulation 11(1): substituted, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 10(2) of the United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/396).

    Regulation 11(2): substituted, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 10(3) of the United Nations Sanctions (Sierra Leone) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/396).

    Regulation 11(3A): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

    Regulation 11(4): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).