New Zealand Superannuation (Political Commitment) Order 2003

2003/278

New Zealand Superannuation (Political Commitment) Order 2003

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of October 2003

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council


Note

This order is administered by the Treasury.


Pursuant to section 72 of the New Zealand Superannuation Act 2001, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance made in accordance with that section, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the New Zealand Superannuation (Political Commitment) Order 2003.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Political parties in agreement with Part 1 of New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001
  • Part 1 of Schedule 4 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 is amended by inserting the following items:

    The Green Party

    New Zealand Labour Party

    Progressive Coalition Party

    United Future New Zealand

    Clause 3 heading: amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 9(2) of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).

    Clause 3: amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 9(2) of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).

4 Political parties in agreement with Part 2 of New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001
  • Part 2 of Schedule 4 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 is amended by inserting the following items:

    New Zealand Labour Party

    Progressive Coalition Party

    United Future New Zealand

    Clause 4 heading: amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 9(2) of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).

    Clause 4: amended, on 21 April 2005, by section 9(2) of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).

Diane Morcom,
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 the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends Schedule 4 of the New Zealand Superannuation Act 2001.

Schedule 4 lists the political parties represented in Parliament who agree to Part 1 of the Act (which relates to entitlements to New Zealand superannuation) or to Part 2 of the Act (which relates to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund).

The effect of this order is—

  • to include The Green Party, the New Zealand Labour Party, the Progressive Coalition Party, and United Future New Zealand as the political parties who agree to Part 1 of the Act; and

  • to include the New Zealand Labour Party, the Progressive Coalition Party, and United Future New Zealand as the political parties who agree to Part 2 of the Act.

Under section 73 of the Act, the Minister must, on the introduction of a Government Bill that proposes an amendment to the Act, bring to the attention of the House of Representatives the consultation process that was followed in the formulation of the proposed amendment. That statement must state whether consultation has taken place with the parties that are in agreement with the Part proposed to be amended (as listed in Schedule 4) and the results of the consultation.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 October 2003.