Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010

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Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of April 2010  

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Sentencing (Offender Levy) 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 Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010.

2 Commencement

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 July 2010, the Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009.

The Sentencing (Offender Levy) Amendment Act 2009 amends the Sentencing Act 2002 to impose a levy of $50 on convicted offenders at the point of sentencing. The levy is to be paid into a specific Crown bank account known as the victims' services bank account.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 April 2010.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.