57A Agencies must comply with minimum standards except in particular circumstances

(1)

Agencies, persons, and groups of persons must comply with any standards that apply to them under section 57(3).

(2)

However, an agency referred to in section 57(1)(b) to (d) may derogate from a particular standard if the agency has—

(a)

obtained the prior written approval of its responsible Minister to the derogation; and

(b)

sent a copy of the approval to the Commissioner.

(3)

This section does not prevent an agency or a person or a group from applying additional or detailed standards that are consistent with the standards that apply under section 57(3).

(4)

Nothing in this section limits or affects any provision of this or any other Act.

Section 57A: inserted, on 25 January 2005, by section 11 of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 114).

Section 57A(1): replaced, on 31 October 2018, by section 15(1) of the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 31).

Section 57A(3): amended, on 31 October 2018, by section 15(2)(a) of the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 31).

Section 57A(3): amended, on 31 October 2018, by section 15(2)(b) of the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 31).

Section 57A(4): inserted, on 31 October 2018, by section 15(3) of the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 31).