Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2012
Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government
Order in Council
At Wellington this 5th day of June 2012
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council
Clerk of the Executive Council.
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 2011 (the Act) into force on 1 August 2012. The Act amends section 32 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 to update the cross-references to the vehicle confiscation provisions in the Sentencing Act 2002 and to enable offender levies to be paid from the sale proceeds of forfeited vehicles.
Date of notification in Gazette: 7 June 2012.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.