Foreign Affairs Act 1988

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6 Overseas assignments
  • (1) The Secretary may assign to service overseas—

    • (a) [Repealed]

    • (b) any officer or employee of the Ministry; or

    • (c) any other person, being an officer or employee of the State services or of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (as established by the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003), who is on secondment to the Ministry.

    (2) The Secretary may reassign—

    • (a) to service in New Zealand; or

    • (b) to other service overseas,—

    any person who is assigned to service overseas under subsection (1).

    (3) The procedure put in place by the Secretary pursuant to section 65 of the State Sector Act 1988 shall not apply to assignments or reassignments pursuant to this section.

    Compare: 1983 No 128 s 10C; 1988 No 34 s 7

    Section 6(1)(a): repealed, on 25 January 2005, by section 19(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 114).

    Section 6(1)(b): amended, on 25 January 2005, by section 19(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 114).

    Section 6(1)(c): amended, on 1 July 2003, by section 84 of the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Act 2003 (2003 No 27).