Commonwealth Countries (Kiribati, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe) Order 1980

1980/119

Commonwealth Countries (Kiribati, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe) Order 1980

Keith Holyoake, Governor-General
By His Deputy, Ronald Davison

Order in Council

At the Government House at Wellington this 9th day of June 1980

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General by His Deputy in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Commonwealth Countries Act 1977, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Commonwealth Countries (Kiribati, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe) Order 1980.

    (2) Clause 2 shall be deemed to have come into force on 12 June 1979.

    (3) Clause 3 shall be deemed to have come into force on 27 October 1979.

    (4) Clause 4 shall be deemed to have come into force on 18 April 1980.

    (5) Subject to subclauses (2) to (4), this order shall come into force on the 14th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

2 Kiribati
  • Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Countries Act 1977 is hereby amended by inserting, after the expression Kenya, the expression Kiribati.

3 St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • The said schedule is hereby further amended by inserting, after the expression St Lucia (as inserted by clause 5 of the Commonwealth Countries (Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Dominica, and St Lucia) Order 1979), the expression St Vincent and the Grenadines.

4 Zimbabwe
  • The said schedule is hereby further amended by adding the expression Zimbabwe.

P G Millen,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order adds Kiribati, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Zimbabwe to the list of countries that are independent sovereign members of the Commonwealth specified in Schedule 1 of the Commonwealth Countries Act 1977. They are all added retrospectively, from 12 June 1979, 27 October 1979, and 18 April 1980, respectively.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 June 1980.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.