Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Wairarapa) Amendment Act 2000

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Wairarapa) Amendment Act 2000

Public Act2000 No 83
Date of assent14 November 2000

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the 28th day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 New section 3A inserted
  • (1) The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 3, the following section:

    3A Deputy of chief executive of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    • (1) The chief executive of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry may from time to time in writing—

      • (a) appoint an employee of the chief executive to act as the chief executive's deputy for the purposes of this Act; or

      • (b) cancel the appointment.

      (2) The deputy is entitled to act under this Act on behalf of the chief executive.

      (3) The deputy is not entitled to appoint any other deputy.

      (4) The fact that an employee of the chief executive exercises or performs any of the chief executive's powers or functions under this Act is conclusive evidence of the employee's appointment under subsection (1) as the chief executive's deputy; and no act done by the employee as the chief executive's deputy, and no act done by the Trust Board while the employee is acting as the chief executive's deputy, may in any proceedings be questioned on the ground that the occasion for the employee's so acting had not arisen or had ceased.

      (5) This section does not prevent the chief executive from exercising any power or performing any function conferred on the chief executive by this Act.

    (2) Section 3(4) of the principal Act is repealed.


Legislative history

9 November 2000Divided from the Statutes Amendment Bill (No 7) as reported from the Justice and Electoral Committee (Bill 334-A2), third reading