Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 2015

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Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 35
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 2015.

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 24 amended (Mode of service of documents on defendant)
  • In section 24(3), replace at the time when the letter would have been delivered in the ordinary course of post with on the 6th working day after the day on which the letter was posted.

5 Section 78C amended (Certain defendants ineligible to rely on non-receipt of reminder notice)
  • In section 78C(5), replace section 41A of the Transport Act 1962 or section 133 with section 133 or 133A.

6 Section 79 amended (Interpretation)
  • In section 79(1), definition of traffic offence, paragraph (a), after the Transport Act 1962,, insert the Road User Charges Act 1977,.

7 Section 88AE amended (Powers of District Court Judge or Community Magistrate after considering report of Registrar under section 88AD)
  • (1) In the heading to section 88AE, replace 88AD with 88(2)(b) or 88AD(2)(c).

    (2) In section 88AE(1), replace 88AD with 88(2)(b) or 88AD(2)(c).

8 Section 92D amended (Recognised user may submit fine status query)
  • In section 92D(2), after evidencing the, insert assurance of the.

9 Section 92I amended (Regulations)
  • In section 92I(1)(n),—

    • (a) replace a person's with an agency's:

    • (b) replace person with agency.

10 Section 100I amended (What happens if lessor does not apply to Registrar before property sold or disposed of)

Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.