Policing (Constable’s Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2013

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Policing (Constable’s Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 90
Date of assent24 October 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Policing (Constable's Oaths Validation) Amendment Act 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 115A amended (Validation of constable's oaths)
  • In section 115A, insert as subsection (2):

    • (2) A Police employee who has administered the constable's oath described in section 22(1) in the period that commenced on 13 October 2009 and ended with the close of 13 October 2013 is to be treated as having been authorised, throughout that period, by the Commissioner to administer the oath and as having administered the oath in accordance with section 22.

Legislative history

24 October 2013Introduction (Bill 153–1), first reading, second reading, third reading
24 October 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the New Zealand Police.