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Legislation

The Authority has responsibilities under the following three Acts.

Independent Police Conduct Authority Act 1988

The Independent Police Conduct Authority Act establishes the Authority and defines its overall role and powers. More >>

View the Independent Police Conduct Authority Act 1988

Crimes of Torture Act 1989

Under the Crimes of Torture Act 1989, the Authority has responsibility for examining and reporting on the conditions of detention and treatment of detainees in New Zealand Police custody. More >>

View the Crimes of Torture Act 1989

Crown Entities Act 2004

The Authority is an independent Crown entity under the Crown Entities Act 2004. The Act defines the Authority’s responsibilities to make itself accountable to Parliament for its performance and its use of taxpayer funding. More >>

View the Crown Entities Act 2004

 

 

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