Reprint as at 9 December 1976

Royal Titles Act 1974

Public Act1974 No 1
Date of assent6 February 1974
Commencement6 February 1974

Note

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 Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.


An Act to define Her Majesty's royal style and titles in relation to New Zealand

  • Preamble

    Whereas, in accordance with the Royal Titles Act 1953, Her Majesty, by Proclamation dated 28 May 1953, adopted as the royal style and titles to be used in relation to New Zealand and to all other territories for whose foreign relations Her Government in New Zealand is responsible the style and titles set forth in that Act:

    And whereas it is desirable that the form of the royal style and titles to be used in relation to New Zealand and to those other territories be altered so as to reflect more clearly Her Majesty's position in relation to New Zealand and all those other territories:

    And whereas the proposed new style and titles, being the style and titles set forth in section 2, retain the common element referred to in the Preamble of the Royal Titles Act 1953.