Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Act 2020

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Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Act 2020

Public Act
 
2020 No 63
Date of assent
 
7 December 2020
Commencement
 
see section 2

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Repeal of this Act
4Amendments to Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
5Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
6Section 6 amended (Dealing with controlled drugs)
7Section 7 amended (Possession and use of controlled drugs)
8Section 12 amended (Use of premises or vehicle, etc)
9Section 30 amended (Burden of proof)
10New sections 35DA to 35DI and cross-heading inserted
35DADrug and substance checking service providers
35DBFunctions of service provider
35DCPossession or supply of controlled drug for purpose of performing functions
35DDSupplying or surrendering controlled drug to service provider
35DEOffence relating to breach of terms or conditions of appointment
35DFOffence to provide checking services, etc, without being appointed under section 35DA
35DGService providers not to collect, etc, personal information
35DHProtections from liabilities of service provider
35DITest result not admissible in criminal proceedings
11Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
12Section 6 amended (Dealing with controlled drugs)
13Section 7 amended (Possession and use of controlled drugs)
14Section 12 amended (Use of premises or vehicle, etc)
15Section 30 amended (Burden of proof)
16Sections 35DA to 35DI and cross-heading above section 35DA repealed
17Amendments to Psychoactive Substances Act 2013
18Section 8 amended (Interpretation)
19Section 70 amended (Offences relating to psychoactive substance that is not approved product)
20Section 71 amended (Offence relating to personal possession of psychoactive substance that is not approved product)
21Section 8 amended (Interpretation)
22Section 70 amended (Offences relating to psychoactive substance that is not approved product)
23Section 71 amended (Offence relating to personal possession of psychoactive substance that is not approved product)
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: