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.
4 Regulations for the peace, order, and good government of Tokelau

(1)

In addition to all special powers of making regulations that may be conferred upon the Governor-General by any Act, the Governor-General may from time to time, by Order in Council, make all such regulations as he thinks necessary for the peace, order, and good government of Tokelau.

(2)

No regulation made under this section shall be of any force or effect so far as it is repugnant to this or any other Act of the Parliament of New Zealand in force in Tokelau, but no such regulation shall be deemed to be repugnant to this Act because it is repugnant to the law as established in Tokelau by section 4A, or because it deals with a matter already dealt with by this or any other Act; and every such regulation shall have effect according to its tenor, except so far as it is inconsistent with any such Act in force in Tokelau.

(3)

Regulations made under this section may—

(a)

impose, or empower any specified authority or person to impose tolls, rates, dues, fees, fines, taxes, and other charges:

(b)

provide for the making and issuing of commemorative coins to be a legal tender only in Tokelau.

Section 4 heading: amended, on 9 December 1976, by section 3(1)(c) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122).

Section 4(1): amended, on 9 December 1976, by section 3(1)(c) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122).

Section 4(2): amended, on 1 August 1996, by section 4(2) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 31).

Section 4(2): amended, on 9 December 1976, by section 3(1)(c) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122).

Section 4(3): replaced, on 1 August 1986, by section 20(1) of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 31).