Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2009

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Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of September 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(1)(a) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2009.

2 Commencement of sections 5 to 23, 25, and 26 of Land Transport Amendment Act 2009
  • Sections 5 to 23, 25, and 26 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 come into force on 1 November 2009.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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, on 1 November 2009, sections 5 to 23, 25, and 26 of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 . These sections relate to offences under the Land Transport Act 1998, including the new offence of impaired driving when the driver’s blood shows evidence of the use of controlled drugs or prescription medicine.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 September 2009.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Transport.