Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

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Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 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 section 2(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011

Michael Webster,
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 brings the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 Amendment Act 2011 into force on 13 February 2012.

That Act makes some amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 as it relates to enforcement of fines, to enable fines imposed by the High Court under the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978 to be enforced by the District Court.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 3 November 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.