Fair Trading Amendment Act 1997

Fair Trading Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 43
Date of assent28 July 1997

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Commerce


An Act to amend The Fair Trading Act 1986

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Fair Trading Amendment Act 1997, and is part of The Fair Trading Act 1986 (the principal Act).

2 Interpretation
  • This section inserted, after the definition of the term officer, the definition of the term Official standard:

3 New Part substituted
  • This section substituted Part 2 of the principal Act.

4 New sections relating to product safety standards substituted
  • This section substituted sections 29 and 30 of the principal Act.

5 New sections relating to services safety standards substituted
  • This section substituted sections 35 and 36 of the principal Act.

6 Transitional provisions relating to regulations in force before commencement of this Act
  • (1) Regulations made under section 27 or section 28 of the principal Act (as in force before the commencement of this Act) and that were in force immediately before the commencement of this Act are deemed to have been made under section 27 of the principal Act (as substituted by this Act).

    (2) Regulations made under section 29 or section 30 or under both sections 29 and 30 of the principal Act (as in force before the commencement of this Act) and that were in force immediately before the commencement of this Act are deemed to have been made under section 29 of the principal Act (as substituted by this Act).