Tokelau Act 1948

  • This version was replaced on 2 May 2017 to make a correction to section 4AA(4)(c)(ii) under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 20 September 2007

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Tokelau Act 1948

Public Act
1948 No 24
Date of assent
29 October 1948
see section 1(2)

Act name: amended, on 9 December 1976, by section 2(1) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122).


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

An Act to provide for the incorporation of Tokelau as part of New Zealand, and to make provision for its government

Title: amended, on 9 December 1976, by section 3(1)(a) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122).