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

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1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons, United Nations and Associated Personnel, and Hostages) Act 1980.

    (2) This Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and different dates may be so appointed for the commencement of this Act in respect of the 1973 Convention and the 1979 Convention.

    Section 1(1): amended, on 1 March 1999, by section 2(3) of the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons and Hostages) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 36).

    Section 1(2): this Act brought into force, on 12 December 1985, by clause 2 of the Crimes (Internationally Protected Persons and Hostages) Act Commencement Order 1985 (SR 1985/313).