Human Rights Amendment Regulations 2002

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Human Rights Amendment Regulations 2002


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Justice.


Pursuant to section 144 of the Human Rights Act 1993, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • (1) These regulations are the Human Rights Amendment Regulations 2002.

    (2) In these regulations, the Human Rights Regulations 19931 are called the principal regulations.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 21 March 2002.

3 Service of notices and documents
  • (1) Regulation 3(1) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words regulation 8 of these regulations, and substituting the words subclause (3) and regulation 8.

    (2) Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following subclause:

    • (3) However, if the person is the Attorney-General, the notice or other document must be served on, or given to, him or her by delivery in accordance with subclause (2) to, or to the office of, the Solicitor-General.

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations amend the Human Rights Regulations 1993. Those regulations make provision for the service and giving of notices and other documents for the purposes of the Human Rights Act 1993. The amendments ensure that, unless the Act requires otherwise, service of documents on the Attorney-General for the purposes of the Act is effected by delivery of the documents to, or to the office of, the Solicitor-General.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 February 2002.


  • 1 SR 1993/394