Electronic Identity Verification Regulations 2013

4 Participating agencies

(1)

The following are declared to be participating agencies for the purposes of the Act:

(a)

every organisation that is a public entity within the meaning of section 5(1) of the Public Audit Act 2001:

(b)

every Office of Parliament within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Public Finance Act 1989:

(c)

every registered bank within the meaning of section 2(1) of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989:

(d)

every provider (within the meaning of section 5 of the KiwiSaver Act 2006) of a scheme that is registered in the KiwiSaver schemes register established under section 156 of that Act:

(e)

every licensed insurer within the meaning of section 6(1) of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010:

(f)

every licensed NBDT within the meaning of section 4(1) of the Non-bank Deposit Takers Act 2013:

(g)

every holder of a market services licence within the meaning of section 6(1) of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013:

(h)

every authorised financial adviser within the meaning of section 5 of the Financial Advisers Act 2008:

(i)

every qualifying financial entity within the meaning of section 5 of the Financial Advisers Act 2008:

(j)

every registered establishment within the meaning of section 159(1) of the Education Act 1989:

(k)

every industry training organisation within the meaning of section 2 of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992:

(l)

every conveyancing practitioner within the meaning of section 6 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006:

(m)

every incorporated conveyancing firm within the meaning of section 6 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006:

(n)

every law firm within the meaning of section 5(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009:

(o)

every accounting practice within the meaning of section 5(1) of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 at least 1 director or senior manager of which is a specified accountant:

(p)

every agent within the meaning of section 4(1) of the Real Estate Agents Act 2008:

(q)

each of the bodies listed in Schedule 1.

(2)

For the purposes of subclause (1)(o),—

accounting body, in relation to a specified accountant, means—

(a)

an approved association within the meaning of section 5(1) of the Financial Reporting Act 2013; or

(b)

an accredited body within the meaning of section 6(1) of the Auditor Regulation Act 2011, including the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants constituted under the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Act 1996; or

(c)

an approved advisor group within the meaning of section 20B(5) of the Tax Administration Act 1994

director, in relation to an accounting practice, means,—

(a)

in the case of a company, any person occupying the position of director of the company by whatever name called:

(b)

in the case of a partnership (other than a limited partnership), any partner:

(c)

in the case of a limited partnership, any general partner:

(d)

in the case of a body corporate or unincorporate, other than a company or partnership, any person occupying a position that is comparable with that of a director of a company

senior manager, in relation to an accounting practice, means a principal or other person who is not a director but occupies a position that allows that person to exercise significant influence over the management or administration of the practice

specified accountant means an accountant in public practice who is—

(a)

a member of an accounting body and permitted by that body to offer accounting services to the public; or

(b)

recognised as a qualified statutory accountant under section 36S of the Financial Reporting Act 2013.

Regulation 4(1)(d): inserted, on 22 November 2013, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/455).

Regulation 4(1)(e): replaced, on 24 July 2014, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014 (LI 2014/211).

Regulation 4(1)(f): inserted, on 24 July 2014, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014 (LI 2014/211).

Regulation 4(1)(g): inserted, on 24 July 2014, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014 (LI 2014/211).

Regulation 4(1)(h): inserted, on 24 July 2014, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014 (LI 2014/211).

Regulation 4(1)(i): inserted, on 24 July 2014, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2014 (LI 2014/211).

Regulation 4(1)(j): replaced, on 30 September 2016, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/221).

Regulation 4(1)(k): inserted, on 30 September 2016, by regulation 4 of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/221).

Regulation 4(1)(l): replaced, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(1)(m): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(1)(n): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(1)(o): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(1)(p): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(1)(q): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).

Regulation 4(2): inserted, on 26 October 2018, by regulation 4(2) of the Electronic Identity Verification Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/207).