Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2012

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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

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Misuse of Drugs 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 2011 Commencement Order 2012.

2 Commencement of Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 2011

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 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.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 June 2012.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.