Sentencing Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2012

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Sentencing 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 Sentencing 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 Sentencing Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2012.

2 Commencement of specified sections of Sentencing 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 specified sections of the Sentencing Amendment Act 2011 (the Act) into force on 1 August 2012. Those sections relate mainly to vehicle confiscation and the imposition of payment conditions for reparation, and to authorising the cancellation, or the cancellation and substitution, of a sentence of reparation that is unenforceable or unaffordable.

The rest of the Act is already in force.


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.