|Name:||Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016 (2016 No 42).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Counsel Office PDF (consulted on 2017-03-01)
|Abstract/Citation:||The purpose of this Act is to establish a Child Sex Offender Register that will reduce sexual reoffending against child victims, and the risk posed by serious child sex offenders, byŚ
(a) providing government agencies with the information needed to monitor child sex offenders in the community, including after the completion of the sentence; and
(b) providing up-to-date information that assists the Police to more rapidly resolve cases of child sexual offending.