Royal Society of New Zealand Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Grant Robertson

Royal Society of New Zealand Amendment Bill

Private Bill

210—2

As reported from the Education and Science Committee

  • Preamble

    (1) The Royal Society of New Zealand is constituted under the Royal Society of New Zealand Act 1965, and continued by the Royal Society of New Zealand Act 1997, for the purpose of advancing and promoting science and technology in New Zealand:

    (2) The Royal Society of New Zealand wishes to—

    • (a) incorporate the discipline of humanities into its object and functions; and

    • (b) rename the Academy Council the Academy Executive Committee; and

    • (c) amend the standard for the election of Companions of the Society; and

    • (d) amend the election process for Councillors of the Society:

    (3) The objects of this Act cannot be achieved without legislation:

The Parliament of New Zealand therefore enacts as follows: