Governor-General Act 2010

Reprint as at 26 March 2015

Governor-General Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 122
Date of assent22 November 2010
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.


1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Provisions relating to remuneration, programme funding, and other payments concerning office of Governor-General

Preliminary provisions

3 Act binds the Crown

4 Interpretation

Salary, allowance, annuity, and other payments

5 Salary of Governor-General

6 Allowance of Governor-General

7 Sum payable after office of Governor-General becomes vacant

8 Annuity for former Governor-General

9 Annuity for spouse or partner of former Governor-General

10 Compensation for lost or adversely affected superannuation rights

11 Payments in respect of other benefits and privileges

12 Permanent appropriation for salary, allowance, annuities, etc

Funding for Governor-General's programme

13 Governor-General's programme

14 Governor-General's travel outside New Zealand

Administrator of the Government

15 Salary and expenses of Administrator

Part 2
Miscellaneous provisions

Conflicting claims

16 Conflicting claims

17 Appeal against decision of authorised person

Amendments to Civil List Act 1979

18 Amendments to Civil List Act 1979

19 Part 1 repealed

20 Appropriation of money for benefits and privileges

Amendment to Goods and Services Tax Act 1985

21 Amendment to Goods and Services Tax Act 1985

Amendments to Income Tax Act 2007

22 Amendments to Income Tax Act 2007

23 New section CW 16 substituted

24 Salary or wages

25 Definitions

Transitional and savings provisions in respect of incumbent Governor-General

26 Continuation of incumbent Governor-General's entitlements

27 Annuities payable in respect of incumbent Governor-General

Validation provisions

28 Validations

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: