Earthquake Commission Amendment Act 1998

Earthquake Commission Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 9
Date of assent27 March 1998

An Act to amend the Earthquake Commission Act 1993

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Earthquake Commission Amendment Act 1998, and is part of the Earthquake Commission Act 1993 (the principal Act).

    (2) This Act comes into force on the day on which it receives the Royal assent.

2 Directions by Minister
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 12(1A) and (1B) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted s 12(2A) and (2B) of the principal Act.

3 Previous directions declared valid
  • Every direction given, or deemed to be given, under section 12 of the principal Act before the commencement of this Act, and every action done or omitted by the Commission to give effect to such a direction, is and has always been valid.