Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) (Convention Emblem) Regulations 2013

2013/193

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) (Convention Emblem) Regulations 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of May 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 43 of the Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) (Convention Emblem) Regulations 2013.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 July 2013.

3 Interpretation
  • In these regulations,—

    Convention means the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, done at The Hague on 14 May 1954

    distinctive emblem means the distinctive emblem of the Convention (as described in the Convention).

4 Distinctive emblem
  • The form of the distinctive emblem is illustrated in the Schedule.


Schedule
Form of distinctive emblem

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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 come into force on 1 July 2013, the date that the Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012 comes into force. They set out the form of the distinctive Convention emblem. The Convention emblem refers to the distinctive emblem of the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, done at The Hague on 14 May 1954, together with any design so closely resembling it as to be capable of being mistaken for it.

The Schedule illustrates the form of the distinctive emblem of the Convention for ease of reference.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 May 2013.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.