Crown Organisations (Criminal Liability) Act 2002

Part 1
Criminal liability of Crown organisations

4 Interpretation
  • In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Crown entity

    • (a) has the same meaning as in section 7(1) of the Crown Entities Act 2004; and

    • (b) includes an organisation named or described in Schedule 4, or a company named in Schedule 4A, of the Public Finance Act 1989

    Crown organisation means a Crown entity, government department, or government-related organisation

    government department means a government department named in Schedule 1 of the State Sector Act 1988

    government-related organisation means—

    • (a) the Audit Office:

    • (b) the New Zealand Defence Force:

    • (c) the New Zealand Police:

    • (d) the New Zealand Railways Corporation:

    • (e) the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives:

    • (f) the Office of the Ombudsmen:

    • (g) the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment:

    • (h) the Parliamentary Counsel Office:

    • (i) the Parliamentary Service

    Office of Parliament has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989.

    Section 4 Crown entity: substituted, on 25 January 2005, by section 37(1) of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 113).

    Section 4 Crown entity paragraph (b): amended, on 18 July 2013, by section 57 of the Public Finance Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 50).