Tokelau Amendment Act 1974

Tokelau Amendment Act 1974

Public Act1974 No 124
Date of assent8 November 1974

Note

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


Contents


An Act to amend the Tokelau Act 1948

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Tokelau Amendment Act 1974, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Tokelau Act 1948 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    The word Islands was omitted from the Short Titles of the Tokelau Act 1948 and the Tokelau Amendment Act 1974 by section 2(3) and (2) respectively of the Tokelau Amendment Act 1976.

2
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 9 of the principal Act.

    (2) The Schedule to the Maori and Island Affairs Department Act 1968 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing so much thereof as relates to the principal Act.

    (3) Every reference in any enactment relating to Tokelau, or in any regulation, rule, order, agreement, deed, instrument, application, licence, notice, or other document whatsoever made under the principal Act or relating to Tokelau and in force at the passing of this Act shall, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    • (a) In the case of a reference to the Minister of Island Affairs, be read after the passing of this Act as a reference to the Minister of Foreign Affairs:

    • (b) In the case of a reference to the Secretary for Maori and Island Affairs, be read after the passing of this Act as a reference to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade:

    • (c) In the case of a reference to the Department of Maori and Island Affairs, be read after the passing of this Act as a reference to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

    Subsection (3) was amended, as from 9 December 1976, by section 3(7) Tokelau Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 122), by substituting the word Tokelau for the words the Tokelau Islands.

    Subsection (3)(b) and (c) were amended, as from 1 December 1988, by section 14(1) Foreign Affairs Act 1988, by adding the words and Trade after the words Foreign Affairs in both paragraphs.