Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment) Order 2012

2012/90

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Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment) Order 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of May 2012

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 32 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment) Order 2012.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 July 2012.

3 Part 1 of Schedule 1 of Ombudsmen Act 1975 amended
  • (1) In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1, delete the items relating to the Department of Building and Housing, the Department of Labour, the Ministry of Economic Development, and the Ministry of Science and Innovation.

    (2) In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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 1 July 2012,—

  • removes the names of the following departments and ministries from Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975:

    • the Department of Building and Housing:

    • the Department of Labour:

    • the Ministry of Economic Development:

    • the Ministry of Science and Innovation; and

  • inserts the name of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment into Part 1 of that schedule.

These amendments reflect the abolition of the departments and ministries named and the transfer of their functions to the new Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

The effect of the order is that, on and after 1 July 2012, both the Ombudsmen Act 1975 and the Official Information Act 1982 will apply to the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 May 2012.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.