Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994

  • repealed
  • Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 1994: repealed, on 30 April 2014, by section 26 of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014 (2014 No 1).
14 Functions
  • (1) The principal functions of the arts boards are—

    • (a) to encourage, promote, and support the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders:

    • (b) to recognise in the arts the role of Maori as tangata whenua:

    • (c) to promote the development of a New Zealand identity in the arts:

    • (d) in the case of the Arts Board, to allocate funding for the arts, including—

      • (i) those of the Pacific Islands' peoples of New Zealand through a South Pacific Arts Committee; and

      • (ii) those of the diverse cultures of New Zealand:

    • (e) in the case of Te Waka Toi, to allocate funding for Maori arts,—

    and, for those purposes,—

    • (f) to allocate available funding to arts projects for professional and community arts:

    • (g) to establish peer assessment mechanisms and guidelines for the allocation of funding:

    • (h) to set guidelines relating to designated community arts providers, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, guidelines relating to their establishment, membership, functions, operation, and accountability:

    • (i) to ratify and monitor funding decisions.

    (2) The arts boards shall also—

    • (a) make such inquiries, and provide the Council with such reports, in connection with any matter referred by the Council, as the Council directs:

    • (b) perform such functions as may be delegated under section 73 of the Crown Entities Act 2004:

    • (c) keep the Arts Council fully informed of all activities in their area of responsibility:

    • (d) co-operate fully with and assist the Arts Council and each other in the carrying out of their functions.

    Section 14(2)(b): amended, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).