Harmful Digital Communications Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2016

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Harmful Digital Communications Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2016

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 17th day of October 2016

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 2 of the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Harmful Digital Communications Act Commencement Order (No 2) 2016.

2 Commencement of certain provisions of Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015

Sections 8 to 21 and 26 to 28 of the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 come into force on 21 November 2016.

Michael Webster,
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 sections 8 to 21 and 26 to 28 of the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 (the Act) into force on 21 November 2016.

The bringing into force of these sections (together with the Schedule associated with section 28) means that the Act is now fully in force.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 October 2016.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.