Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General
At Wellington this 27th day of August 2012
Present:His Excellency the Governor-General in Council
Pursuant to section 149 of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.
3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 47 revoked (Search warrants)
5 Schedule 2 amended
These regulations are the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Regulations 2012.
These regulations come into force on 1 October 2012.
These regulations amend the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994 (the principal regulations).
Revoke regulation 47.
In Schedule 2, revoke form 2.
Michael Webster,for Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 October 2012, amend the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Regulations 1994 by revoking the form prescribed for search warrants. The revocation arises out of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012, which will govern applications for search warrants under the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993 and also dispense with the need for search warrants to be in a prescribed form.
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 30 August 2012.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.