Papua New Guinea Sessional Legislation
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Arrest (Amendment) Act 2000.
No. 17 of 2000.
Certified on 16.10.00
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
1. Compliance with constitutional requirements.
2. Application (Amendment of Section 2).
Arrest (Amendment) Act 2000,
Being an Act to amend the Arrest Act (Chapter 339),
MADE by the National Parliament to come into operation in accordance with a notice in the National Gazette by the Head of State, acting with, and in accordance with, the advice of the Minister.
This Act, to the extent that it regulates or restricts a right or freedom referred to in Subdivision III.3.C (qualified rights) of the Constitution, namely, the right to freedom of movement conferred by Section 52 of the Constitution, is a law that is made for the purpose of giving effect to the public interest in public safety and public order.
Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended:-
(a) by inserting the following parentheses at number "(1)" before the word "Notwithstanding"; and
(b) in Subsection (1), by repealing the words and figures "but subject to Section 24" and replacing them with the following:-
- "but subject to Subsection (2) and to Section 24"; and
(c) by adding the following new subsection:-
- "(2) This Act does not apply to an arrest made under the Civil Aviation Act 2000.".
I hereby certify that the above is a fair print of the Arrest (Amendment) Act 2000 which has been made by the National Parliament.
Clerk of the National Parliament.
I hereby certify that the Arrest (Amendment) Act 2000 was made by the National Parliament on 22 August 2000 by an absolute majority in accordance with the Constitution.
Speaker of the National Parliament.