Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Regulations 2019

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of July 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 80 of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 September 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Regulations 2004 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule amended

In the Schedule, form 6, under the heading “What will the bodily sample be used for if I consent to it being taken?”, after the last bullet point, insert:

The results of the analysis may result in you being charged with a criminal offence.

Rachel Hayward,
for the Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 September 2019, amend form 6 of the Schedule of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Regulations 2004 to give notice to a person giving a bodily sample for analysis that the results of the analysis may result in the person being charged with a criminal offence.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 August 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.