United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulations 2004

Entry and transit of designated persons

  • Heading: inserted, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 9 of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/391).

12D Designated person 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 designated 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 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 designated person who is a New Zealand citizen.

    (4) 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).

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

    Regulation 12D: inserted, on 20 November 2008, by regulation 9 of the United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/391).

    Regulation 12D(4): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

    Regulation 12D(5): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).