Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Amendment Act 1998

Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Amendment Act 1998

Public Act1998 No 121
Date of assent18 December 1998

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Amendment Act 1998, and is part of the Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (the principal Act).

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

2 New sections inserted
  • This section inserted ss 20A and 20B in the principal Act.

3 General penalty
  • This section substituted s 24 of the principal Act.

4 Power to amend Schedule 2A
  • This section inserted s 26A in the principal Act.

5 New Schedule inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after Schedule 2, the Schedule 2A set out in the Schedule of this Act.

6 Expiry of Part 3 of Schedule 2A
  • Part 3 of Schedule 2A expires at the close of 30 June 2001.


Schedule
New Schedule 2A of principal Act

Section 5

Schedule 2A
Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games emblems, words, and names

Section 20A

I
Emblems

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2
Names

1
    • Commonwealth Games

    • Five Ring Olympic symbol

    • Five Ring Olympic symbol with a Fern Leaf

    • International Olympic Committee

    • New Zealand Olympic Committee Incorporated

    • National Olympic Committee

    • New Zealand Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association Incorporated

    • New Zealand Olympic Team

    • New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team

    • Olympic Games

    • Olympic Gold.

2
  • Any abbreviation, extension, or derivation of the names in clause 1.

3
  • Names that have the same or a similar meaning to the names in clause 1.

3
Words relating to Sydney Olympic Games

1
  • Sydney 2000, Sydney Two Thousand, and any words in Column A when used in connection with any words in Column B.

    Column A Column B 
    Games Sydney 
    Olympiad Two Thousand
    Olympian 2000 
    Olympic 24th 
        Twenty-Fourth
        XXIVth 
        27th 
        Twenty-Seventh
        XXVIIth 
2
  • The following expressions:

    • Games City

    • Sydney Games

    • Gold Games

3
  • Any abbreviation, extension, or derivation of a word or words in clause 1 or clause 2.

4
  • Words that have the same or a similar meaning to a word or words in clause 1 or clause 2.