This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings certain provisions of the Bail Amendment Act 2011 into force on 5 March 2012.
The provisions being brought into force—
amend the powers of the court to exercise its discretion, and impose conditions, when considering bail pending sentencing:
substitute a new section 19 of the Bail Act 2000, which relates to the publication of matters relating to a bail hearing:
amend the provisions relating to the execution of a warrant to arrest the defendant to provide that the requirement to produce the warrant for inspection may be satisfied by producing a copy of it:
make transitional provisions in relation to the coming into force of the above provisions.
Date of notification in Gazette: 17 November 2011.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.