Social Workers Registration Act Commencement Order 2003

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Social Workers Registration Act Commencement Order 2003


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Social Development.


Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Social Workers Registration Act 2003, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Social Workers Registration Act Commencement Order 2003.

2 Interpretation
3 Commencement of remaining provisions of principal Act
  • (1) The following provisions of the principal Act come into force on 1 November 2003:

    (2) So much of the principal Act as is not in force immediately before the close of 30 September 2004 comes into force on 1 October 2004.

    (3) The bringing into force of section 149 of the principal Act by subclause (1)(a) does not affect the provision in Schedule 3 of the principal Act relating to the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 until 1 October 2004.

Diane Morcom,

for 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 brings into force the provisions of the Social Workers Registration Act 2003 (other than those formal provisions of that Act that came into force on the day after assent).

Provisions relating to the Social Workers Registration Board come into force on 1 November 2003.

The rest of the Act comes into force on 1 October 2004.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 September 2003.