This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
prescribe information and things relating to a Police employee that the evidence of identity and authority the Commissioner of Police is required to provide must state or bear; and
describe the Police crest and shoulder patch, and 2 images, that will receive legal protection.
The evidence of identity and authority—
must state, in addition to information (relating to any policing powers the employee has) that section 96(2) of the Policing Act 2008 requires to be stated, the employee's name; and
must bear a photograph of the employee and a unique identifier (for example, an identification number).
The provisions relating to the evidence of identity and authority come into force on 1 July 2009. The rest of the regulations come into force on 31 October 2008.
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 October 2008.
These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Police.