COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill

  • enacted

Hon Chris Hipkins

COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Bill

Government Bill

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Contents

Explanatory note
1Title
2Commencement
3Amendments to Acts as set out by ministerial portfolio in Schedules 1 to 17
4Overview of Part
5Meaning of entity
6Meaning of specified Act
7Definitions relating to responsible Registrars, agencies, and Ministers
8Interpretation
9Part binds the Crown
10Sections 11 and 14 apply for relevant period
11When electronic means permitted despite constitution or rules
12When electronic voting may not be used
13Conditions
14Process for modifying certain requirements or restrictions in constitution or rules
15Matters that may be modified under section 14
16Matters that may not be modified under section 14
17Retrospective modifications
18Modifications must expire
19Conditions
20Electronic means permitted for doing certain things to make modification
21Modified method or form of voting may not be used for certain matters
22Variation and revocation
23Responsible Registrar or agency’s obligations to register or publish
24Entity’s obligations to keep records
25Purpose
26Powers may only be exercised during relevant period
27Responsible Registrar or Minister may grant class exemptions
28Restrictions on exemption powers
29Engagement about proposed exemption
30Description of provisions from which exemptions may be granted
31Chief Judge of Māori Land Court may grant relief without application
32Exemptions may be retrospective to 21 March 2020
33Exemptions that relate to periods of time
34Exemption in force for not longer than relevant period
35Breach of exemption conditions
36Responsible Registrar or Minister must consider whether exemption notice should be legislative instrument and drafted by PCO
37Exemption is legislative instrument if notice is given
38All exemptions are disallowable instruments
39Publication of exemptions that are not legislative instruments
40Exemptions must contain reasons
41Variation and revocation
42Regulations may change subpart 2 or subpart 3 matters
43Order in Council may prescribe further period
44Repeals

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: