Y3.70 Obligations of carriers and persons in charge of craft
See also Immigration Act 2009 ss 10, 118.
- The carrier, and the person in charge, of a craft leaving New Zealand must allow a person who has been refused a visa or entry permission to board the craft for passage from New Zealand.
- The carrier of a craft leaving New Zealand must also provide passage from New Zealand at the cost in all respects of the carrier, or bear the cost of passage from New Zealand by any other carrier, of a person:
- who was on board the craft, or any other craft operated by the carrier, when it arrived in New Zealand and did not hold a visa permitting travel to New Zealand and was, on arrival in New Zealand, refused a visa and entry permission; or
- who arrived in New Zealand as a member of the crew of the craft, or of any other craft operated by the carrier, and who remained unlawfully in New Zealand after the departure of that craft:
- The responsibility of the carrier and person in charge of a craft to allow people refused entry to board is subject to the safety of the craft and the safety of other persons on the craft.