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


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


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—


the Audit Office:


the New Zealand Defence Force:


the New Zealand Police:


the New Zealand Railways Corporation:


the Office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives:


the Office of the Ombudsmen:


the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment:


the Parliamentary Counsel Office:


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).