Reprint as at 26 March 2015

Pork Industry Board Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 106
Date of assent17 December 1997
Commencementsee section 1


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.



1 Short Title and commencement

Part 1

2 Interpretation

3 Act binds the Crown

Part 2
New Zealand Pork Industry Board

4 Establishment of Board

5 Object of Board

6 Functions of Board

7 Board to prepare and maintain statement of strategic and consultative intent

8 Board to consult pig farmers

9 Board to consult representative organisations

10 Board to take account of farmers' concerns and views

11 Powers of Board

12 International obligations

13 Management of Board

14 Application of Part 2 of Commerce Act 1986

15 Provisions applying to directors

16 Provisions applying to Board and board of directors

Part 3

Meetings of pig farmers

17 Meetings of pig farmers

18 Matters for consideration at annual general meeting

Remuneration of directors, and indemnity and insurance of directors, employees, etc

19 Remuneration of directors

20 Restrictions on indemnity and insurance

21 Permitted indemnities

22 Permitted insurance for directors

23 Permitted insurance for other officials

Other matters

24 Board to prepare financial statements

25 Audit of financial statements

26 Remuneration of auditor

27 Annual report and statements to be presented to House of Representatives

Performance and efficiency audits

28 Performance and efficiency audits

29 Timing of performance audits

30 Terms of reference

31 Appointment of person to conduct performance audit

32 Conduct of performance audit

33 Report on performance and efficiency of Board

34 Board to pay for performance audits

Part 4
Pork Industry Board levy

35 Pork Industry Board levy

36 Levy returns

37 Payment of levy

38 Licensee may dispute estimate

39 Licensees may recover levy money from owners of pigs at slaughter

40 Refunds

41 Levy money to be held in trust accounts

42 Records relating to levy to be kept

43 Levy to constitute debt due to Board

44 Power of inspection in relation to levy

45 Warrant to inspect place other than place of business

46 Duties of persons executing warrants [Repealed]

47 Other duties of persons carrying out inspections [Repealed]

Part 5
Miscellaneous provisions

48 Requirement for certain persons to provide certain information to Board

49 Offences and penalties

50 Regulations

51 Notices

52 Transitional provisions relating to members of former Board

53 Transitional provisions relating to officers and employees of Board

54 Repeals

Schedule 1
Provisions applying to directors of Board

Schedule 2
Provisions applying to Board and board of directors

Schedule 3
Forms of warrant to search place other than place of business


Schedule 4
Enactments repealed

Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend the Pork Industry Board Act 1982