This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 October 2003, does 2 things.
First, the order removes the name of the Ministry of Youth Affairs from the list of the departments of the Public Service that is contained in Schedule 1 of the State Sector Act 1988, as a result of the abolition of that Ministry and the transfer of its functions to the Ministry of Social Development.
Second, the order applies some of the employee provisions of the State Sector Act 1988 to employees affected by the transfer of functions of the Ministry of Youth Affairs to the Ministry of Social Development. The provisions applied are—
the section relating to restriction on technical redundancy. As a result, a Youth Affairs employee who is offered equivalent employment with Social Development, or who accepts other employment with Social Development, is not entitled to technical redundancy:
the section that disapplies some of the State Sector Act 1988 provisions that usually apply to appointments. As a result, Social Development is not obliged to comply with some standard obligations, for example, the obligation to notify a vacancy before appointing a Youth Affairs employee:
the collective employment agreement provisions. As a result, any collective employment agreement that relates to transferring employees will continue to apply to those employees after the transfer, but only in so far as it relates to those employees.