Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Act 2022

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  • Section 17: editorial change made, on 31 August 2022, under sections 86(1) and 87(l)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2019.
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Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Act 2022

Public Act
2022 No 40
Date of assent
15 August 2022
see section 2


3Principal Act
4Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
5Sections 86A to 86I and cross-heading repealed
6Section 89 amended (Imposition of minimum period of imprisonment)
7Section 102 amended (Presumption in favour of life imprisonment for murder)
8Section 103 amended (Imposition of minimum period of imprisonment or imprisonment without parole if life imprisonment imposed for murder)
9Section 104 amended (Imposition of minimum period of imprisonment of 17 years or more)
10Schedule 1AA amended
11Principal Act
12Section 22H amended (Persons disqualified from holding firearms licence)
13Principal Act
14Section 180 amended (Court may correct erroneous sentence)
15Principal Act
16Section 139 amended (Evidence of convictions, acquittals, and other judicial proceedings)
17Principal Act
18Section 20 amended (Parole eligibility date)
19Section 84 amended (Non-parole periods)
20Section 86 amended (Release date of sentence)
21Section 88 amended (Chief executive must determine key dates, etc)
22Principal Act
23Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
24Section 5 amended (Meaning of violent offender or offender)
25Section 7 amended (Application for non-contact order)
26Section 18 amended (Discharge of non-contact order by operation of law)
27Principal regulations
28Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
29Regulation 8A amended (Information about criminal proceedings in VOAVOA proceedings)
30Principal regulations
31Schedule amended
32Principal regulations
33Regulation 5 amended (Prescribed forms)
34Schedule amended
Legislative history
Administrative information

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: