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  1. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  2. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

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

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

  3. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

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

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

  4. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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

  5. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  6. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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).

  7. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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

  8. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  9. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  10. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  11. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  12. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - 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

  13. New Zealand - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Crimes Act 1961 (No. 43 of 1961). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 1961-11-01 | NZL-1961-L-72006

    Part 1 - Jurisdiction
    Part 2 - Punishments
    Part 3 - Matters of justification or excuse
    Part 4 - Parties to the commission of offences
    Part 5 - Crimes against public order
    Part 6 - Crimes affecting the administration of law and justice
    Part 7 - Crimes against religion, morality and public welfare
    Part 8 - Crimes against the person
    Part 9 - Crimes against reputation
    Part 9A - Crimes against personal privacy
    Part 10 - Crimes against rights of property
    Part 11 - Threatening, conspiring, and attempting to commit offences
    Part 11A - Obtaining evidence by interception devices
    Part 12 - Procedure
    Part 13 - Appeals
    Part 14 - Miscellaneous provisions


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