Holidays Amendment Act (No 2) 2016

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Holidays Amendment Act (No 2) 2016

Public Act
2016 No 76
Date of assent
7 November 2016
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Holidays Amendment Act (No 2) 2016.

2 Commencement


This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.


Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on the day that is 2 years after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Holidays Act 2003 (the principal Act).

4 Section 68 amended (Proof of sickness or injury)


In section 68(3), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.


Replace section 68(5) with:


In this section, health practitioner has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

Legislative history

11 October 2016

Divided from Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practitioners) Bill (Bill 36–2) as Bill 36–3D

1 November 2016

Third reading

7 November 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.