Electronic Transactions Amendment Regulations 2008

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Electronic Transactions Amendment Regulations 2008

Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of May 2008  

Present:
The Right Hon Helen Clark presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 36 of the Electronic Transactions Act 2002, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Electronic Transactions Amendment Regulations 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 6 June 2008.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 New regulation 6 added
  • The following regulation is added:

    6 Condition relating to requirement that instrument or document be filed or presented under Land Transfer Act 1952
    • (1) An instrument or document, other than an electronic instrument, required to be lodged or filed with the Registrar-General of Land for registration or deposit under the Land Transfer Act 1952 may be lodged or filed by electronic means if it is provided for in an electronic workspace facility approved by the Registrar-General of Land under the section 22 of the Land Transfer (Computer Registers and Electronic Lodgement) Amendment Act 2002.

      (2) In subclause (1), electronic instrument has the same meaning as in section 4 of the Land Transfer (Computer Registers and Electronic Lodgement) Amendment Act 2002.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 6 June 2008, amend the Electronic Transactions Regulations 2003 to enable certain instruments under the Land Transfer Act 1952 to be lodged or filed with the Registrar-General of Land by electronic means.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 8 May 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.