Returning Offenders (Management and Information) Act 2015

Reprint as at 1 July 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Returning Offenders (Management and Information) Act 2015

Public Act
2015 No 112
Date of assent
18 November 2015
see section 2

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


5Transitional, savings, and related provisions
6Act binds the Crown
7Who is returning offender
8Purpose of obtaining information for use by Police for any lawful purpose
9Police may request returning offender to provide identifying particulars
10Police may detain returning offender for purpose of taking identifying particulars
11Police may take identifying particulars
12Storage, etc, on Police information recording system of identifying particulars
13Offence of failing to comply with constable’s direction
14Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995 applies to certain returning offenders
15Express modification of Part 3 of 1995 Act
16Who is returning prisoner
17Criteria for determination that person is returning prisoner
18Time for Commissioner to determine that person is returning prisoner
19Determination notice
20Content of determination notice
21Entry to premises to serve determination notice
22Review of Commissioner’s determination
23Review does not suspend release conditions
24Returning prisoner subject to standard release conditions
25Returning prisoner must comply with standard release conditions
26Returning prisoner must comply with special conditions imposed by court
27Interim special conditions
28Court may vary or discharge release conditions
29Effect of subsequent sentence of imprisonment
30When release conditions end
31Offence to breach release conditions
32Who subpart applies to
33Court may impose conditions on returning offender
34Sections 26 to 31 apply to returning offender to whom this subpart applies
35Parole Act 2002 amended
36Public Safety (Public Protection Orders) Act 2014 amended
37Review by select committee
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: