Maori Community Development (Unruly Behaviour Repeal) Bill

Maori Community Development (Unruly Behaviour Repeal) Bill

Member's Bill

Explanatory Note

This bill amends the Maori Community Development Act 1962 to repeal offences relating to the controlling of unruly behaviour by Māori. That act creates criminal offences that can only be committed by Māori, and statutory powers that can only be exercised over Māori.
The bill repeals sections 30 to 36 of the Maori Community Development Act 1962, and makes other consequential amendments.

Maori Community Development (Unruly Behaviour Repeal) Bill

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1. Title
This Act is the Maori Community Development (Unruly Behaviour Repeal) Act 2016.

2. Commencement
This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it received the Royal Assent.

3. Principal Act
This Act amends the Maori Community Development Act 1962.

4. Cross-heading and Sections 30 to 36 repealed (Prevention of unruly behaviour)
Repeal sections 30 to 36 and the cross-heading above section 30.

5. Consequential Amendments
The enactments specified in Schedule 1 are consequentially amended in the manner indicated in that schedule.

Schedule 1 s 5
Part 1
Amendments to Public Acts

Maori Community Development Act 1962
Section 2: repeal the definition of liquor.
Section 42: repeal section 42.

Part 2
Amendments to Regulations

Maori Community Development Regulations 1963
Regulation 8: repeal regulation 8.
Schedule: repeal the schedule.


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