Vulnerable Children (Specified Organisations and Regulated Services) Regulations 2016

2016/164

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Vulnerable Children (Specified Organisations and Regulated Services) Regulations 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of July 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 33 of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Social Development made on behalf of the Minister of Education under section 33(2) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Vulnerable Children (Specified Organisations and Regulated Services) Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 September 2016.

3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, Act means the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

4 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions (if any) set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

5 Date on which local authorities and others become specified organisations

The date specified under section 33(1)(b) of the Act for the purposes of paragraph (c) of the definition of specified organisation in section 24(1) of the Act is 1 September 2016.

6 Amendment to Schedule 1 of Act

In Schedule 1 of the Act, after item (33), insert:

Local authority services

(34)

social and support services, including (but not limited to) mentoring and counselling services and community outreach, advocacy, and engagement services:

(35)

education services, including (but not limited to) learn-to-swim programmes and digital literacy programmes:

(36)

services provided at community facilities, including (but not limited to) sports and recreation centres, libraries, swimming pools, galleries, and community centres:

(37)

services provided in public environments, including (but not limited to) surf and beach patrols, skate park guardians, and road safety co-ordinators.

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provisions relating to these regulations as made

There are no transitional, savings, or related provisions relating to these regulations as made.

Rachel Hayward,
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 come into force on 1 September 2016,—

  • provide that the date specified under section 33(1)(b) of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 (the Act) for the purposes of paragraph (c) of the definition of specified organisation in section 24(1) of the Act is 1 September 2016; and

  • add services to the list of regulated services set out in Schedule 1 of the Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 July 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Education.