Fair Trading Amendment Act (No 2) 2003

Fair Trading Amendment Act (No 2) 2003

Public Act2003 No 34
Date of assent7 July 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Fair Trading Amendment Act (No 2) 2003.

    (2) In this Act, the Fair Trading Act 1986 is called the principal Act.

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

3 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of the term goods, and substituting the following definition:

    goods

    • (a) means personal property of every kind (whether tangible or intangible); and

    • (b) includes—

      • (i) ships, aircraft, and vehicles:

      • (ii) animals, including fish:

      • (iii) minerals, trees, and crops, whether on, under, or attached to land or not:

      • (iv) gas and electricity:

      • (v) to avoid doubt, water and computer software.

    (2) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by adding to paragraph (a) of the definition of the term services the following subparagraph:

    • (iv) to avoid doubt, the supply of electricity, gas, telecommunications, or water, or the removal of waste water:


Legislative history

1 July 2003Divided from Consumer Protection (Definitions of Goods and Services) Bill (Bill 154-2), third reading