Corrections Amendment Regulations 2019


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Corrections Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 4th day of November 2019

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 200 and 202 of the Corrections Act 2004 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

These regulations are the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 6 December 2019.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Corrections Regulations 2005 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 65E amended (Expiry of determination)

In regulation 65E(2), replace “65C(2)” with “65C(2)(b)”.

5 Regulation 86 amended (Access to telephones generally)

In regulation 86(2), replace “2000” with “2011”.

6 Regulation 111 amended (Information about searching)

In regulation 111(1)(d), delete “narcotic”.

7 Regulation 194 amended (Service of documents)

In regulation 194(4), replace “2000” with “2011”.

8 Schedule 5 amended


In Schedule 5, clause 3, revoke paragraphs (f) and (g).


In Schedule 5, clause 4,—


replace “handcuffs” with “the restraints”; and


replace “clause 3(a)” with “clause 3(a) and (ea)”.


In Schedule 5, clause 5, replace “(3)(f) to (j)” with “(3)(h) to (j)”.


In Schedule 5, clause 6, replace “(3)(f) to (j)” with “(3)(h) to (j)”.


In Schedule 5, revoke clauses 8 and 9 and the cross-headings above clauses 8 and 9.


In Schedule 5, clause 16, revoke the definitions of tie-down bed and wrist bed restraint.


In Schedule 5, clause 16, replace the definition of torso restraint with:

torso restraint means a soft-belt restraint designed to immobilise a person’s arms or legs

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 6 December 2019, amend the Corrections Regulations 2005 (the principal regulations). The amendments—

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 November 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Corrections.