Terrorism Suppression (Control Orders) Bill

  • enacted
5 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

accessory after the fact, in relation to terrorism, means a person (A) who, knowing any other person (B) to have been a party to the terrorism, receives, comforts, or assists B or tampers with or actively suppresses any evidence against B, in order to enable B to escape after arrest or to avoid arrest or conviction

Commissioner means a person who is—


the Commissioner of Police holding office under section 12 of the Policing Act 2008; or


an acting Commissioner of Police appointed or deemed to be appointed under section 15 of that Act

constable has the meaning in section 4 of the Policing Act 2008

control order means an interim control order or a final control order made under section 11(1)

country includes any State, territory, province, or other part of a country

court means the High Court

designated terrorist entity has the meaning in section 4(1) of the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002

disclosable supporting information, for an application for, or for the renewal, variation, or discharge of, a control order, means all information supporting the application that can be disclosed in accordance with all current directions, orders, or other relevant decisions, if any, of the court

engages in terrorism-related activities has the meaning in section 7(1)

foreign country means a country other than New Zealand

long-term sentence has the meaning in section 4(1) of the Parole Act 2002

Minister, in relation to this Act, means the Minister of the Crown who, under the authority of a warrant or with the authority of the Prime Minister, is responsible for the administration of this Act

other party, in relation to terrorism, means a person who is not a or the principal party but who—


does or omits an act for the purpose of aiding any person to commit the terrorism; or


abets any person in the commission of the terrorism; or


incites, counsels, or procures any person to commit the terrorism

principal party, in relation to terrorism, means a person who (alone or with any other person or other people) actually commits the terrorism

prison has the meaning in section 3(1) of the Corrections Act 2004

relevant person has the meaning in section 6

requirements, of a control order, means the prohibitions, restrictions, or other requirements that the order imposes, in accordance with this Act, on the relevant person in respect of whom the order is made

short-term sentence has the meaning in section 4(1) of the Parole Act 2002

terrorism means a terrorist act as defined in section 5(1) of the Terrorism Suppression Act 2002.