Crimes Amendment Act 2005

Reprint as at 1 June 2017

Crimes Amendment Act 2005

Public Act
2005 No 41
Date of assent
20 April 2005

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.


4Extraterritorial jurisdiction in respect of certain offences with transnational aspects
5Attorney-General’s consent when jurisdiction claimed under section 7A
6New section 98AA inserted
98AADealing in people under 18 for sexual exploitation, removal of body parts, or engagement in forced labour
7New sections 127 to 138 substituted
127No presumption because of age
128Sexual violation defined
128AAllowing sexual activity does not amount to consent in some circumstances
128BSexual violation
129Attempted sexual violation and assault with intent to commit sexual violation
129ASexual conduct with consent induced by certain threats
131Sexual conduct with dependent family member
131ADependent family member defined
131BMeeting young person under 16 following sexual grooming, etc
132Sexual conduct with child under 12
134Sexual conduct with young person under 16
134ADefence to charge under section 134
135Indecent assault
138Sexual exploitation of person with significant impairment
8New section 144A substituted
144ASexual conduct with children and young people outside New Zealand
9New sections 208 to 210A substituted
208Abduction for purposes of marriage or sexual connection
209AYoung person under 16 cannot consent to being taken away or detained
210Abduction of young person under 16
210APeople claiming in good faith right to possession of young person under 16
10Consequential amendments
11Consequential repeals
12Acts done before commencement of amending provisions
13Availability of new defences
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: