State Sector Order 1997


State Sector Order 1997


PURSUANT to section 27(2) of the State Sector Act 1988, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.


1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the State Sector Order 1997.

    (2) This order comes into force on 1 March 1998.

2 Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Schedule 1 of the State Sector Act 1988 (as substituted by section 28(1) of the State Sector Amendment Act (No 2) 1989) is amended by inserting, after the item relating to the Ministry of Agriculture, the following item:

    Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.


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, 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.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 August 1997.

This order is administered by the State Services Commission.