Technology-based offences

Key statutes

  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015
  • Search and Surveillance Act 2012

Key secondary legislation

  • Crimes (Interception Warrants) Regulations 2003

Forward work

Cabinet has agreed to progress New Zealand’s accession to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. The Ministry of Justice is leading this work alongside the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.