New Zealand Police, National Headquarters   (AAAJ) Nga Pirihimana o Aotearoa
1886 - current


GENERAL


The New Zealand Police carried out functions such as keeping the peace, maintaining public safety, law enforcement, crime prevention, community support and reassurance, national security, and emergency management.


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ALSO KNOWN AS

name year
New Zealand Police Department, National Headquarters
Office of the Commissioner
New Zealand Police Force


Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Police Force Act 1886
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971
  • Arms Act 1958
  • Arms Act 1983
  • Cinematograph Films Act 1976
  • Crimes Act 1908
  • Crimes Act 1961
  • Criminal Justice Act 1954
  • Indecent Publications Act 1910
  • Indecent Publications Act 1963
  • Massage Parlours Act 1978
  • Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 6
Date Approved: 09/05/2014