Search and Surveillance Act Commencement Order 2012

2012/229

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Search and Surveillance Act Commencement Order 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of August 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) and (4) of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012, 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 Search and Surveillance Act Commencement Order 2012.

2 Interpretation
3 Commencement of certain provisions of Act on 1 October 2012
4 Commencement of certain provisions of Act on 30 June 2013

Michael Webster,
for 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 Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (the Act) into force. The Act makes provision about the powers of the Police and other enforcement officers in relation to search, seizure, and surveillance. The bulk of the provisions are commenced on 1 October 2012, with amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (and related items in the Schedule) coming into force on 30 June 2013.

Section 302 of the Act, which amends the Tax Administration Act 1994, and the item in the Schedule relating to that Act, remain to be brought into force.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 August 2012.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.