Health Research Council Amendment Act 1991

Health Research Council Amendment Act 1991

Public Act1991 No 153
Date of assent20 December 1991

Note

This Act is administered in the [Ministry of Health].


An Act to amend the Health Research Council Act 1990

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Health Research Council Amendment Act 1991, and shall be read together with and deemed part of The Health Research Council Act 1990 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

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4 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of the principal Act or of this Act, every member of the Council in office immediately before the commencement of this Act shall—

    • (a) If appointed under section 8(1)(c) of the principal Act (as repealed by section 3 of this Act) be deemed to have been appointed under section 8(1)(a) of the principal Act (as substituted by section 3 of this Act); and

    • (b) If appointed under section 8(1)(b) or section 8(1)(d) of the principal Act (as repealed by section 3 of this Act) be deemed to have been appointed under section 8(1)(b) of the principal Act (as substituted by section 3 of this Act).

    (2) The term of office of every person deemed by subsection (1) of this section to have been appointed to the Council shall, subject to subsection (3) of this section, expire on the date on which, but for the passing of this Act, his or her term would have expired under the provisions of the principal Act.

    (3) With respect to the first appointed members of the Council, the following provisions shall apply:

    • (a) Three of those members shall retire on the 1st day of October 1992:

    • (b) The members to retire pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection shall (unless they otherwise agree among themselves) be determined by lot, but in no event shall the members who retire on the 1st day of October 1992 include—

      • (i) More than 2 of the members appointed or deemed to have been appointed under section 8(1)(a) of the principal Act (as substituted by section 3 of this Act); or

      • (ii) More than 2 of the members appointed or deemed to have been appointed under section 8(1)(b) of the principal Act (as substituted by section 3 of this Act).