Bills of Exchange Amendment Act 2016

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Bills of Exchange Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 54
Date of assent
17 October 2016
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Bills of Exchange Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 March 2017.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Bills of Exchange Act 1908 (the principal Act).

4 New section 96A inserted (Actions on other lost negotiable instruments)

After section 96, insert:

96A Actions on other lost negotiable instruments

Section 70 applies to a negotiable instrument that is not a bill in the same way as it applies to a bill.

Compare: 1908 No 89 s 88; 1947 No 16 s 118

Legislative history

14 September 2016

Divided from Judicature Modernisation Bill (Bill 178–2) as Bill 178–3G

11 October 2016

Third reading

17 October 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.