Animal Welfare Act 1999

If you need more information about this Act, please contact the administering agency: Ministry for Primary Industries
167 Time for filing charging document for offence against section 54 or 130

(1)

Despite anything to the contrary in section 25 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011, the limitation period in respect of an offence against section 54 or 130 of this Act ends on the date that is 2 years after the date on which the offence was committed.

(2)

Nothing in subsection (1) affects the application of section 25 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 in relation to any offence not mentioned in that subsection.

Section 167: replaced, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).