Diplomatic Privileges (EC) Order 2004

Interpretation

3 EC and other terms defined
  • (1) In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    EC means the Commission (commonly known as the European Commission or the Commission of the European Communities) established by Section 3 of Chapter 1 of Title I of Part Five of the Treaty establishing the European Community

    EC delegation has the meaning given to it by section 9AB(1) of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1968

    European Atomic Energy Community means the Community (commonly known as Euratom) established by the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community signed in Rome on 25 March 1957 as amended by—

    • (a) Title IV of TEU; and

    • (b) the Treaty of Amsterdam; and

    • (c) the Treaty of Nice

    European Communities means—

    • (a) the European Atomic Energy Community; and

    • (b) the European Community

    European Community means the Community established by the Treaty establishing the European Community as amended by—

    • (a) the Treaty of Amsterdam; and

    • (b) the Treaty of Nice

    New Zealand national means a person who is—

    • (a) a New Zealand citizen or the holder of a residence class visa under the Immigration Act 2009; and

    • (b) ordinarily resident in New Zealand at the time of appointment

    ordinarily resident in New Zealand has the meaning given to it in subclause (2)

    specified organisations means the following organisations:

    • (a) EC; and

    • (b) the European Atomic Energy Community; and

    • (c) the European Community

    TEU means the Treaty on European Union signed in Maastricht on 7 February 1992

    Treaty establishing the European Community means the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community signed in Rome on 25 March 1957 as amended by Title II of TEU

    Treaty of Amsterdam means the Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts, signed in Amsterdam on 2 October 1997

    Treaty of Nice means the Treaty of Nice amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts, signed in Nice on 26 February 2001.

    (2) For the purposes of this order, a person must be treated as being ordinarily resident in New Zealand if—

    • (a) the person's home is in New Zealand; or

    • (b) the person is residing in New Zealand with the intention of residing in New Zealand indefinitely; or

    • (c) having resided in New Zealand with the intention of establishing his or her home in New Zealand, or with the intention of residing in New Zealand indefinitely, the person is outside New Zealand but has an intention to return to establish his or her home in New Zealand or to reside in New Zealand indefinitely.

    Clause 3(1) New Zealand national paragraph (a): substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

    Clause 3(1) permanent resident: revoked, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).