Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2011 Commencement Order 2011

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Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 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 Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 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 Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2011 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of sections 4 to 6 of Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2011
  • Sections 4 to 6 of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 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 into force certain provisions of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2011 (the Act) on 5 March 2012.

The provisions being brought into force—

  • amend the powers of a Registrar of a District Court to withdraw a warrant to arrest a defendant or witness:

  • make transitional provision in relation to the amendment of the powers of the Registrar to withdraw a warrant:

  • provide for the expiry of section 4 of the Act when the amendments to the Summary Proceedings Act 1957 that are contained in the Schedule of the Act come into force.


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.