Victims' Orders Against Violent Offenders Act 2014

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Victims' Orders Against Violent Offenders Act 2014

Public Act2014 No 45
Date of assent30 June 2014
Commencementsee section 2


1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose

4 Interpretation

5 Meaning of violent offender or offender

6 Act binds the Crown

Part 2
Non-contact orders


7 Application for non-contact order

8 Disclosure of offender's address

Making non-contact orders

9 Power to make non-contact order

Effect of non-contact orders

10 Effect of temporary non-contact order

11 Effect of final non-contact order

Direction that final non-contact order apply to other persons

12 Application for direction that final non-contact order apply against other persons

Commencement of non-contact orders

13 Commencement of non-contact order

Duration, variation, and discharge of non-contact orders

14 Duration of final non-contact order

15 Variation of temporary non-contact order

16 Variation of final non-contact order

17 Discharge of non-contact order on application

18 Discharge of non-contact order by operation of law

Procedure after temporary non-contact order made

19 Offender may require hearing

20 Procedure where offender does not require hearing

21 Court may require hearing before order becomes final

22 Procedure where hearing required

Enforcement of non-contact orders

23 Copies of orders to be sent to Police

24 Offence to breach non-contact order

Miscellaneous matters

25 Admission of evidence

26 Vexatious proceedings

27 Explanation of orders


28 Rules of court

Sharing of information relating to criminal proceedings

29 Amendment to Criminal Procedure Act 2011

Sharing of information about non-contact orders

30 Amendment to Privacy Act 1993

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: