Corrections (Immigration Information Disclosure) Regulations 2011

2011/381

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Corrections (Immigration Information Disclosure) Regulations 2011

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of October 2011

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to sections 181(2)(ab) and (b) and 200(1)(g) of the Corrections Act 2004, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Corrections (Immigration Information Disclosure) Regulations 2011.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 December 2011.

3  Interpretation
  • In these regulations, responsible department means the department of State for the time being responsible for the administration of the Immigration Act 2009.

4  Chief executive authorised to supply specified information about persons who have received sentence of home detention
  • The chief executive of the Department of Corrections may supply to the chief executive of the responsible department the information specified in section 181(3) of the Corrections Act 2004 in respect of persons who have received a sentence of home detention.

5  Chief executive authorised to supply specified information about persons who have received community-based sentence
  • The chief executive of the Department of Corrections may supply to the chief executive of the responsible department the information specified in section 181(3) of the Corrections Act 2004 in respect of persons who have received a community-based sentence.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations come into force on 1 December 2011. They authorise the chief executive of the Department of Corrections to supply, for the purpose of section 181 of the Corrections Act 2004, certain information to the chief executive of the Department of Labour in respect of—

  • persons who have received a sentence of home detention; and

  • persons who have received a community-based sentence.

The information that may be supplied includes identifying information about the person and details of the person's offence and sentence (including relevant dates such as the date on which the person is eligible or entitled to be released).


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 November 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Corrections.