National Standards Amendment Regulations 2014


Coat of Arms of New Zealand

National Standards Amendment Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of March 2014

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 5 of the Measurement Standards Act 1992, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title
  • These regulations are the National Standards Amendment Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 May 2014.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 2 amended (Interpretation)
  • (1) In regulation 2, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    Callaghan Innovation means the entity established under section 7 of the Callaghan Innovation Act 2012.

    (2) In regulation 2, revoke the definition of Industrial Research Limited.

    (3) In regulation 2, definition of Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand, replace Industrial Research Limited with Callaghan Innovation.

Michael Webster,
for 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, which amend the National Standards Regulations 1976, come into force on 1 May 2014.

The regulations update regulation 2 to reflect Callaghan Innovation's acquisition of—

  • the Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand; and

  • Industrial Research Limited (now, Callaghan Innovation Research Limited).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 March 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.