Extradition (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China) Order Revocation Order 2020

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Extradition (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China) Order Revocation Order 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of July 2020

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under sections 15 and 104 of the Extradition Act 1999 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Extradition (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China) Order Revocation Order 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 31 July 2020.

4 Revocation of this order

This order is revoked on 31 August 2020.

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, which comes into force on 31 July 2020, revokes the Extradition (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China) Order 1998 (the extradition order).

The effect of the revocation is that the Extradition Act 1999 (which replaced the Extradition Act 1965, under which the extradition order was made) no longer applies to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China in respect of the agreement set out in the Schedule of that order.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 July 2020.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.