Bail Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

2011/411

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Bail Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of November 2011 

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Bail Amendment Act 2011, 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 Bail Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of certain provisions of Bail Amendment Act 2011
  • Sections 4, 5, and 7 to 14 of the Bail Amendment Act 2011 come into force on 5 March 2012.

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 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.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 November 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.