Official Information Amendment Act 1989

Official Information Amendment Act 1989

Public Act1989 No 122
Date of assent1 December 1989

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Justice.


An Act to amend the Official Information Act 1982

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

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  • This Act may be cited as The Official Information Amendment Act 1989, and shall be read together with and deemed part of The Official Information Act 1982 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

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3 Publication setting out functions of Departments and organisations
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 20 of the principal Act.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1) of section 20 of the principal Act, it shall be sufficient compliance with the requirements imposed by that subsection (as substituted by subsection (1) of this section) if, not later than the end of the year 1989, the material contained in the publication published under subsection (2) of the former section 20 of the principal Act (as repealed by subsection (1) of this section) by The State Services Commission in 1987 is brought up to date by the publication, by the Department of Justice, of supplementary material.

    (3) Where subsection (2) of this section applies, subsection (2) of section 20 of the principal Act (as substituted by subsection (1) of this section) shall apply as if the publication published under subsection (2) of the former section 20 of the principal Act (as repealed by subsection (1) of this section) by The State Services Commission in 1987 had been published by the Department of Justice in accordance with subsection (1) of section 20 of the principal Act (as so substituted).

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