State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 2012 (Meridian Energy Limited) Commencement Order 2013

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State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 2012 (Meridian Energy Limited) Commencement Order 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of August 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 2012, 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 State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 2012 (Meridian Energy Limited) Commencement Order 2013.

2 Commencement of provisions relating to Meridian Energy Limited

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 brings the State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 2012 into force in relation to Meridian Energy Limited on 30 August 2013. The effect of doing so is that Meridian Energy Limited ceases on that date to be a State enterprise under the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 and becomes a mixed ownership model company listed in Schedule 5 of the Public Finance Act 1989. At the same time, the Ombudsmen Act 1975 and the Official Information Act 1982 cease to apply to Meridian Energy Limited and the name of the company is inserted in the list of mixed-ownership enterprises under the Income Tax Act 2007.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 August 2013.

This order is administered by the Treasury.