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  1. New Zealand - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    High Court Rules 2016 (LI 2016/225). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-18 | NZL-2016-R-103743

  2. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-17 | NZL-2016-L-103742

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 2 - High Court
    Part 3 - Court of Appeal
    Part 4 - Supreme Court
    Part 5 - Senior Court Judges
    Part 6 - Rules of court and miscellaneous provisions

    Schedule 1 - Consequential amendments to High Court Rules 2016
    Schedule 2 - Categories of information for purposes of sections 173 and 174
    Schedule 3 - Consequential amendments relating to Senior Courts
    Schedule 4 - Consequential amendments relating to new publishing requirements for High Court Rules, etc
    Schedule 5 - Transitional provisions relating to Senior Courts

  3. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016 (2016 No 42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-14 | NZL-2016-L-103736

    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.

  4. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Victims' Orders Against Violent Offenders Act 2014 (2014 No 45). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2014-06-30 | NZL-2014-L-97380

  5. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Administration of Community Sentences and Orders Act 2013 (2013 No 88). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-22 | NZL-2013-L-94516

  6. New Zealand - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Criminal Procedure (Domestic Violence and Harassment Information) Regulations 2013 (2013/177). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2013-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-07-01 | NZL-2013-R-97374

  7. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 (2012 No 72). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2012-09-03 | NZL-2012-L-91133

    Provides for the management of marine resources and the impact of activities on the environment with respect, inter alia, to mining activities and fishing.

    Amends the following Acts:
    - Continental Shelf Act 1964
    - Crown Organisations (Criminal Liability) Act 2002
    - Environment Act 1986
    - Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011
    - Fisheries Act 1996
    - Resource Management Act 1991
    - Search and Surveillance Act 2012

  8. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (No. 81, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-17 | NZL-2011-L-88655

    Repeals the Criminal Justice Act 1985. Contains provisions concerning the procedures to be taken with respect to the treatment of criminal offences.

  9. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 (No 14, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 2011-05-18 | NZL-2011-L-88703

    Contents (sections 1-2)
    Part I - Preliminary provisions
    Part II - Environmental Protection Authority
    Part III - Disestablishment of entities, transfer of functions, and other matters
    Part IV - Minor and consequential amendments

    Schedule 1 - Amendments to other Acts consequential on
    disestablishment of ERMA
    Schedule 2 - Consequential amendments to regulations under
    Climate Change Response Act 2002
    Schedule 3 - Consequential amendments to regulations under
    Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996
    Schedule 4 - Amendments to Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004
    Schedule 5 - Amendments to Ozone Layer Protection Regulations 1996

  10. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Electoral Referendum Act 2010 (2010, No. 139). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-20 | NZL-2010-L-88737

    The purpose of this Act is to make provision for an indicative referendum to be held in conjunction with the general election in November 2011, to provide electors with the opportunity to express an opinion on the preferred system of voting for election to the House of Representatives in New Zealand.

  11. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (2008, No 65). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-09-09 | NZL-2008-L-83906

    1 - Title
    2 - Commencement
    3 - Principal Act amended
    4 - Partnerships
    5 - Organisations of employees or employers and professional and trade associations
    6 - Exceptions in relation to qualifying bodies
    7 - Exceptions in relation to vocational training bodies
    8 - Further exception in relation to disability
    9 - Further exceptions in relation to disability

  12. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Disclosure Act 2008 (No. 38). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2008-06-25 | NZL-2008-L-79364

    The purpose of this Act is to promote fair, effective, and efficient disclosure of relevant information between the prosecution and the defence, and by non-parties, for the purposes of criminal proceedings (Article 3). Repeals Sections 11 and 12(1) of the Crimes Amendment Act 1973 (1973 No 118).

  13. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 2007 (2007, No 64). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-19 | NZL-2007-L-83904

    1 - Title
    2 - Commencement
    3 - Principal Act amended
    4 - Condition in restraint of marriage

  14. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights (Women in Armed Forces) Amendment Act 2007 (2007, No. 16). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-05-04 | NZL-2007-L-83905

    The purpose of this Part is to amend the Human Rights Act 1993 to remove an exemption allowing discrimination against women that prevents them from serving in combat positions as New Zealand no longer prevents women from serving in an active combat role. Repeals section 33. Also makes consequential amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000.

  15. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Relations Amendment Act 2007 (No. 2 of 2007). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2007-03-06 | NZL-2007-L-75529

    Amends section 205 (retirement age changed from 68 to 70 years of age).

  16. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Relations Amendment Act 2006. - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2006-09-14 | NZL-2006-L-75527

    Inserts new section 6A (subesequent/succession contracts and subcontracting).

  17. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Privacy Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No. 80). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-06-21 | NZL-2005-L-72042

    Amends Schedule 3 of the Principal Act.

  18. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Citizenship Amendment Act 2005 (Act No. 43 of 2005). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-04-20 | NZL-2005-L-72004

    Articles
    1. Title
    2. Commencement
    3. Interpretation
    4. Special provisions relating to parentage
    5. Citizenship by birth
    6. Citizenship by descent
    7. New sections substituted
    8. New section substituted
    9. Renunciation of citizenship
    10. Deprivation of New Zealand citizenship in special cases
    11. Deprivation of New Zealand citizenship in case of fraud, etc
    12. Disclosure of citizenship information to certain specified agencies for certain purposes
    13. New section inserted
    14. New section substituted
    15. Schedule 4 amended
    16. Amendments to other Acts

  19. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Crimes Amendment Act 2005 (No. 41 of 2005). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2005-04-20 | NZL-2005-L-72005

    PART 1 - AMENDMENTS TO PRINCIPAL ACT
    3. Interpretation
    4. Extraterritorial jurisdiction in respect of certain offences with transnational aspects
    5. Attorney-General's consent when jurisdiction claimed under section 7A
    6. New section 98AA inserted
    7. New sections 127 to 138 substituted
    8. New section 144A substituted
    9. New sections 208 to 210A substituted
    PART 2 - AMENDMENTS, REPEALS, AND TRANSITIONAL MATTERS
    10. Consequential amendments
    11. Consequential repeals
    12. Acts done before commencement of amending provisions
    13. Availability of new defences

  20. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 2004 (2004, No 88). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-10-28 | NZL-2004-L-83903

    1 - Title
    2 - Commencement
    3 - Section 64 repealed
    4 - New section 79A inserted [Choice of procedures]
    5 - New section 92BA inserted [Lodging of applications]

  21. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Families Commission Act 2003 (No. 128 of 2003). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2003-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | NZL-2003-L-68230

    Makes provision for establishment, functions and powers of Families Commission. Main function of Commission is to act as advocate for the interests of families in general. This includes to enourage and facilitate informed debate on matters relating to interests of families, and to increase public awareness and promote better understanding of matters relating to interests of families.

  22. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Terrorism Suppression Amendment Act 2003 (No. 106 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-10-30 | NZL-2003-L-68286

    Amends Terrorism Suppression Act 2002. Contains provisions regarding harbouring and concealing of terrorists; importation, acquisition, possession and control of radioactive material, and customs' powers in relation to certain property.

  23. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Terrorism Suppression Act 2002 (2002 No 34). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-10-17 | NZL-2002-L-88707

    Provides for measures to combat terrorism.

  24. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Immigration Amendment Act 2002 (No. 22 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-06-17 | NZL-2002-L-64782

    Amends Immigration Act 1987. Establishes that an employer commits an offence against this act if, without reasonable excuse, he or she allows a person who is not entitled under this act to undertake employment in the employer's service to undertake that employment. Makes provision for offence of exploitation of people not legally entitled to work. Also regulates deportation and detention of unlawful employees.

  25. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No. 96). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | NZL-2001-L-83902

    Makes various amendments to the 1993 Act including to Part 1 (Human Rights Commission), Part 2 (new headings inserted and exceptions in relation to access by the public to places, vehicles and facilities), Part 4 (Review Tribunal and legal action), Part 5 (Evidence and witnesses). Also makes consequential amendments to various other Acts.

  26. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Local Electoral Act 2001 (No. 35 of 2001). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-05-29 | NZL-2001-L-83901

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 1A - Representation arrangements for elections of territorial authorities, regional councils, and community boards
    Part 2 - Local elections and polls
    Part 3 - Conduct of elections and polls
    Part 4 - Disputed elections and polls
    Part 5 - Electoral expenses
    Part 6 - Term of elected members and extraordinary vacancies
    Part 7 - Offences
    Part 8 - Miscellaneous provisions

    Schedule 1 - New Zealand method of counting single transferable votes [Repealed]
    Schedule 1A - Provisions relating to Māori wards and Māori constituencies
    Schedule 2 - Return of electoral expenses and electoral donations
    Schedule 3 - Enactments amended
    Schedule 4 - Repeals and revocations

  27. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Citizenship Amendment Act 2001 (No. 58).

    Adoption: 2001 | NZL-2001-L-67366

  28. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Habeas Corpus Act 2001 (Act No. 31). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2001 | NZL-2001-L-67368

    Provides for the application of the writ of habeas corpus and determines its applications.

  29. New Zealand - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Relations Authority Regulations, 2000 (No. 186).

    Adoption: 2000-09-18 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-02 | NZL-2000-R-60164

    Made under Employment Relations Act, 2000. Provides for proceedings before Employment Relations Authority. Regulates commencement of proceedings, statement in reply, reopening of investigation, referral of questions of law, removal of matters, place for lodging documents, service, investigation meeting or interview, witness summons, disbursements and witnesses' expenses, and certificate of determination. Repeals Employment Tribunal Regulations 1991.

  30. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Industry New Zealand Act 2000 (No. 27 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-09-06 | NZL-2000-L-57383

    Aims at promoting and encouraging sustainable economic development in New Zealand by establishing Industry New Zealand (INZ). Regulates functions and powers of INZ, appointment of committees, superannuation, liability of board members and employees, and some related matters.

  31. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Relations Act 2000 (2000, No. 24). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-08-19 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-02 | NZL-2000-L-57324

    Comprehensive legislation on employment relations. Part III deals with freedom of association; Part IV with recognition and operation of unions, including registration of unions, union's rights to represent members, access to workplaces, union meetings, and registrar of unions; Part V with collective bargaining and collective agreements; Part VI with individual employees' terms and conditions of employment; Part VII with employment relations and education leave; Part VIII with strikes, lockouts, and essential services; Part IX with personal grievances, disputes and enforcement (including racial and sexual harassment); and Part X with institutions such as mediation services, Employment Relations Authority, and Employment Court.

  32. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Citizenship Amendment Act 2000 (No. 9).

    Adoption: 2000 | NZL-2000-L-67365

  33. New Zealand - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution Amendment Act 1999 (part of the Constitution Act 1986).

    Adoption: 1999-08-03 | Date of entry into force: 1999-11-01 | NZL-1999-C-55781

    Amends the the 1986 Constitution Act with regard to the powers of the Executive Council, the Administrator of the Government, the Solicitor-General and the Attorney-General.

  34. New Zealand - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Penal Institutions Regulations 1999 (No. 139 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | NZL-1999-R-57587

    Comprehensive legislation on penal institutions. Makes provision for administration of institutions (Part 2), movement of inmates (Part 3), inmate treatment and welfare, including working conditions (Part 4), special categories of inmates (Part 5), discipline and order (Part 6), drug and alcohol testing (Part 7), complaints (Part 8), and security officers (Part 9). Section 38 declares that, unless there is an emergency, no inmate may be required to work on a certain day if working on that day would be inconsistent with the inmate's genuine religious beliefs. This section also establishes that no inmate may be required to work more than 40 hours each week.

  35. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Insolvency Amendment Act 1999 (No. 21).

    Adoption: 1999-04-26 | NZL-1999-L-55978

    Amends the Insolvency Act 1967 with regard to adjudication of bankruptcy and several issues related to netting agreements.

  36. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Ombudsmen Amendment Act 1999 (No. 44).

    Adoption: 1999 | NZL-1999-L-67367

  37. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    District Courts Amendment Act 1998 (No. 76).

    Adoption: 1998 | NZL-1998-L-67354

  38. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Harassment Act 1997 (No. 92 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-12-01 | NZL-1997-L-48385

    Defines criminal harassment and provides for restraining orders and standards of proof.

  39. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Ombudsmen Amendment Act 1997 (No. 72 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997 | NZL-1997-L-53218

  40. New Zealand - General provisions - Constitution

    Electoral Amendment Act No. 3 (No. 154 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-09-02 | NZL-1996-C-51610

  41. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Tokelau Amendment Act 1996 (No. 31 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-06-10 | NZL-1996-L-44843

    Amends provisions of the Tokelau Act 1948 relating to the powers of the General Fono. Any rules passed by the Fono shall be sent to the Administrator, who may declare them void. The system of English common law shall apply in Tokelau.

  42. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Ombudsmen Act 1975 (No. 47 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996 | NZL-1996-L-53216

  43. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Ombudsmen Amendment Act 1996 (No. 137 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996 | NZL-1996-L-53217

  44. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Domestic Violence Act 1995 (1995 No 86). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1995-12-15 | NZL-1995-L-91131

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 2 - Protection orders
    Part 3 - Orders relating to property
    Part 4 - Procedure
    Part 5 - Enforcement of protection orders overseas and foreign protection orders
    Part 6 - Non-publication of information relating to protected person on public registers
    Part 6A - Police safety orders
    Part 7 - Miscellaneous provisions

    Repeals the Domestic Protection Act 1982

  45. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act 1994 (No. 138 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-09 | NZL-1994-L-39161

    Provides for the application of the Human Rights Act 1993 and the Human Rights Commissions Act 1977 to superannuation schemes providing benefits on account of marital status and benefits for children and dependants, and provides for related matters.

  46. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Children, Young Persons and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (No. 121 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-12-09 | NZL-1994-L-39191

  47. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 (No. 88 of 1994) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-10-20 | NZL-1994-L-38748

    Promotes and protects the rights of health consumers and disability services consumers, and secures the fair, simple, speedy and efficient resolution of complaints relating to infringements of those rights; provides for the appointment of a Health and Disability Commissioner to investigate complaints against persons and bodies who give health care or disability services; establishes a Health and Disability Services Consumer Advocacy Service; and provides for the promulgation of a Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights.

  48. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Privacy Amendment Act 1994 (No. 70 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-07-01 | NZL-1994-L-37348

    Amends section 46(2) of the Privacy Act by inserting, after paragraph (a), the following paragraph: "(aa) Apply any one or more of the information privacy principles (but not all of those principles) without modification:".

  49. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    District Courts Amendment Act 1994 (No. 29 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-07-01 | NZL-1994-L-37349

    Provisions in respect of orders for examination of judgment debtor, review of Registrar's decision and payment and recovery of fees. Amends the District Courts Act 1947.

  50. New Zealand - General provisions - Law, Act

    Human Rights Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 (No. 151 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994 | NZL-1994-L-53213

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