Oaths and Declarations Act 1957

23 By whom oath of allegiance and Executive Councillor’s oath to be taken

(1)

The oath of allegiance and the Executive Councillor’s oath shall be taken by every person appointed to the Executive Council of New Zealand as soon as may be after his acceptance of office.

(2)

The oaths to be taken under this section shall be administered by the Clerk of the Executive Council, or officer for the time being acting as Clerk of the Executive Council, in the presence of the Governor-General, or otherwise as the Governor-General directs, at a meeting of the Executive Council.

Compare: 1908 No 151 s 6