Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Act 1980

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Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Act 1980

Public Act1980 No 44
Date of assent2 December 1980

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to give effect to—

  • (a) The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons, including Diplomatic Agents, 1973; and

  • (b) The Convention Against the Taking of Hostages 1979; and

  • (c) The Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel 1994;—

and for matters incidental to the implementation of those Conventions.

  • The Long Title was substituted, as from 1 March 1999, by section 2(2) Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons and Hostages) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 36).

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: