This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 30 April 2012, extends the transitional period during which sections 30H and 30I of the State Sector Act 1988 (the Act) apply to things coming into force, entered into, or created after the transfer of functions from the Ministry of Fisheries to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, by 12 months until 30 June 2013.
A companion order, the State Sector (Ministry for Primary Industries) Order 2012, applies section 30H and 30I of the Act to things coming into force, entered into, or created after the name of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is changed to Ministry for Primary Industries on 30 April 2012.
The effect of these 2 orders is that, until 30 June 2013, any references to the Ministry of Fisheries or the chief executive of that department must be read as references to the Ministry for Primary Industries or its chief executive.
Date of notification in Gazette: 29 March 2012.
This order is administered by the State Services Commission.