These regulations are administered in the Department of External Affairs
WHEREAS by subsection (2) of section 1 of the Antarctica Act 1960 it is provided that sections 4 to 6 of that Act shall come into force on a date to be appointed for the commencement thereof by the Governor-General by Proclamation:
Now, therefore, pursuant to the said Act, I, Charles John, Viscount Cobham, the Governor-General of New Zealand, hereby proclaim as follows:
This Proclamation may be cited as the Antarctica Act Commencement Order 1961.
Sections 4 to 6 of the Antarctica Act 1960 shall come into force on the 27th day of June 1961.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!
Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.
Date of notification in Gazette: 29 June 1961.