Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Bill

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Hon Anne Tolley

Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Bill

Government Bill



4ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
5Act binds the Crown
6Who is a registrable offender?
7Who is a corresponding registrable offender?
8Court may make registration order
9Child Sex Offender Register established
10Administration of register
11Notices Explanation and notices to be given when registrable offender sentenced
12Notices to be given when registrable offender ceases to be in custody
13Notices may be given by Commissioner
14Notices to be given to corresponding registrable offenders who enter New Zealand
15Relevant personal information to be reported
16When initial report must be made
17Requirement to make periodic reports
18When periodic reports must be made
19Requirement to report changes to relevant personal information
20Travel plans to be reported
21Change of travel plans while away from home or out of New Zealand to be given
22Requirement to report return to New Zealand or decision not to leave
23Where report is to be made
24How report is to be made
25Right to privacy and support when reporting
26Receipt of information to be acknowledged
27Additional matters to be provided
28Power to take fingerprints or fingerscan
29Power to take photographs
30Constable or authorised person must inform offender before exercising power
31Identifying particulars and other information may be stored by Police
32Modified reporting procedures for protected witnesses
33When reporting obligations begin
34Length of reporting period and period on register
35Suspension of reporting obligations
36Revocation of suspension by Commissioner
36ADistrict Court may suspend lifetime reporting obligations on application
37Offence of failing to comply with reporting obligations
38Offence of providing false or misleading information
39Access to register to be restricted
40Restriction on who may access information on protected witness
41Information sharing between government agencies in interest of public safety
42Disclosure of information to corresponding Registrar or corresponding law enforcement agency
42Disclosure of information to corresponding Registrar or to corresponding overseas agency
43Disclosure of information to affected person where threat to child safety or welfare
44Disclosure where identity suppressed
46Registrable offender’s rights in relation to register
47Review where error in placement on register or reporting period
47AAppeal to District Court
48Exclusion of liability
48AApplication of subpart
48BApplication for change of name by registrable offender
48CApproval by Commissioner
52Corrections Act 2004 amended
53Section 182A amended (Information sharing about child sex offenders)
54Section 182B amended (Definition of child sex offender)
55Criminal Procedure Act 2011 amended
55Criminal Procedure Act 2011 amended
56Section 209 amended (Publication by or at request of Police, etc)
57New section 348A inserted (How appeal affects registration orders)
348AHow appeal affects registration orders
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: