Crimes Amendment Act Commencement Order 2006

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Crimes Amendment Act Commencement Order 2006


Note

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 15th day of May 2006

Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Crimes Amendment Act 2005, 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 Crimes Amendment Act Commencement Order 2006.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 13 June 2006.

3 Commencement of sections 6 and 8 of Crimes Amendment Act 2005

Rebecca Kitteridge,

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, which comes into force on 13 June 2006, brings sections 6 and 8 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2005 into force on 14 June 2006.

Section 6 creates new offences by the insertion of section 98AA in the Crimes Act 1961. The offences relate to dealing in people under 18 for the purposes of sexual exploitation, the removal of body parts, or engagement in forced labour.

Section 8 amends section 144A of the Crimes Act 1961, extending the provision that creates offences relating to sexual conduct with children outside New Zealand so as to include offences relating to the breach of prohibitions on the use in prostitution of people under 18.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 May 2006.