176 Content of deportation order

(1)

A deportation order must specify—

(a)

that the person named in the order is ordered to be deported from New Zealand; and

(b)

that any visa held by the person has been, or will be, cancelled in accordance with section 64(1)(ab); and

(c)

the provision of this Act under which the person became liable for deportation; and

(d)

the ground or grounds for deportation; and

(e)

the period of any prohibition on entry to New Zealand that the person named in the order is subject to; and

(f)

the consequences of attempting to return to New Zealand during the period of prohibition; and

(g)

that the person is required to repay the actual or (if an estimate of costs is specified in the deportation order) the estimated costs of deportation.

(2)

A deportation order must be signed by—

(a)

the Governor-General, if the order is made under section 163; or

(b)

an immigration officer, in any other case.

Section 176(1)(b): replaced, on 7 May 2015, by section 49(1) of the Immigration Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 48).

Section 176(1)(g): replaced, on 7 May 2015, by section 49(2) of the Immigration Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 48).