Extradition Amendment Act 2015

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Extradition Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
2015 No 101
Date of assent
6 November 2015
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Extradition 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

This Act amends the Extradition Act 1999 (the principal Act).

4 Section 82 amended (Search and seizure on arrest)

After section 82(3), insert:


If a person is arrested on a warrant issued or endorsed under this Act, a constable may take the identifying particulars of that person in accordance with section 32 of the Policing Act 2008 as if that person is detained in lawful custody for committing an offence against New Zealand law.

Legislative history

21 October 2015

Divided from Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill (Bill 219–2) as Bill 219–3G

4 November 2015

Third reading

6 November 2015

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.