Victims’ Rights Amendment Act 2014

Victims’ Rights Amendment Act 2014

Public Act2014 No 35
Date of assent6 June 2014
Commencementsee section 2


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

4 Interpretation

5 Treatment

6 New section 9 substituted

7 Information about programmes, remedies, and services

8 Information about proceedings

9 Information may be given to victim's support person

10 Restriction on giving victim's precise address in evidence or information provided to court

11 New sections 17AA and 17AB inserted

12 New section 17 substituted

13 Procedure before ascertaining information from victim

14 Form and verification of information ascertained

15 New sections 21AA to 22B substituted

16 New headings and sections 29 to 32B substituted

17 New sections 33 to 33C substituted

18 Notice of release on bail of accused or offender

19 New sections 35 and 35A substituted

20 New sections 36 and 36A substituted

21 Notice of discharge, leave of absence, or escape or death of accused or offender who is compulsorily detained in hospital or facility

22 Notice of proposal to cancel or suspend liability for deportation

23 Representative for notice

24 Effect of appointment of representative

25 Ways in which notice required may be given

26 New section 47 substituted

27 Complaints

28 New section 50A inserted

29 Return of property held as evidence

30 New heading and sections 51A to 51E inserted

31 Consequential amendment to Official Information Act 1982

32 Schedule amended

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: