New Zealand Council for Educational Research Amendment Act 2001

New Zealand Council for Educational Research Amendment Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 74
Date of assent26 September 2001

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Education.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

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

3 Disqualification from membership of Council
  • Section 5(a) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words Mental Health Act 1969, and substituting the words Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992.

4 New section 20A inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 20, the following section:

    20A Delegation of powers
    • (1) The Council may delegate to its chief executive officer all or any of its powers except the powers described in any of—

      • (a) paragraphs (c), (d), and (e) of section 14:

      • (b) sections 17, 18, 24, and 25.

      (2) Every delegation must be in writing.

      (3) The chief executive officer may further delegate any power of the Council to a person appointed under section 15 if—

      • (a) the chief executive officer is authorised in writing to delegate the power; and

      • (b) the delegation is in accordance with any conditions contained in the authorisation.

      (4) A power that has been delegated under subsection (3) may not be further delegated.

      (5) Every delegation continues in force until it is revoked by the Council or chief executive officer (as appropriate).

      (6) The delegation of a power does not prevent the Council from exercising that power, nor does it affect the responsibility of the Council for the actions of any person acting under the delegation.

5 Money to be paid into bank
  • (1) Section 26 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsection (1), and substituting the following subsection:

    • (1) The Council may open and maintain bank accounts.

    (2) Section 26(3) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words the bank, and substituting the words a bank account.

6 Council may establish imprest accounts
  • Section 27(1) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the words to be kept at a branch or agency of the Bank of New Zealand, and substituting the words at a bank.


Legislative history

20 September 2001Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 97-2), third reading
26 September 2001Royal assent