This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 March 1998, adds the name of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to Schedule 1 of the State Sector Act 1988. That Schedule lists the Departments of the Public Service.
The order is required at this point, before the disestablishment of the existing Ministries of Agriculture and Forestry, to allow for the appointment of a chief executive designate to establish the new Ministry.
Date of notification in Gazette: 21 August 1997.
This order is administered by the State Services Commission.