Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act Commencement Order 2003

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Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act Commencement Order 2003


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Justice.


Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 2002, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act Commencement Order 2003.

2 Commencement of provision implementing United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime
3 Commencement of provision implementing Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air
4 Commencement of provision implementing Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking of Persons, especially Women and Children

Diane Morcom,

for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings into force sections 15 to 17 of the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Amendment Act 2002.

Section 15, which implements provisions of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime, comes into force on 29 September 2003.

Section 16, which implements provisions of the Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants, by Land, Sea and Air, comes into force on 1 January 2004.

Section 17, which implements provisions of the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking of Persons, especially Women and Children, comes into force on 1 January 2004.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 11 September 2003.