State Sector (Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki) Order 2016

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State Sector (Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki) Order 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of August 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under sections 30A and 30K of the State Sector Act 1988 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the State Sector (Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki) Order 2016.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 April 2017.

3 State Sector Act 1988 amended

In the State Sector Act 1988, Schedule 1, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki

4 Application of consequential changes to reference provisions

(1)

This clause applies in respect of all functions that are transferred from the Ministry of Social Development to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.

(2)

Sections 30H and 30I of the State Sector Act 1988 apply to enactments or other things coming into force, entered into, or created during the transitional period beginning 1 April 2017 and ending on 31 March 2018, after the transfer of functions referred to in subclause (1).

Michael Webster,
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, which comes into force on 1 April 2017, amends the State Sector Act 1988 (the Act).

Clause 3 inserts a reference to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki in the list of departments of the Public Service in Schedule 1. The effect of this is that the Act will apply to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.

Sections 30H and 30I of the Act concern consequential changes to references to departments, employees, and chief executives following reorganisations. Clause 4 applies those sections to enactments or other things coming into force, entered into, or created during a 12-month transitional period, beginning on 1 April 2017 and ending on 31 March 2018, after functions are transferred from the Ministry of Social Development to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.

Regulatory impact statement

The State Services Commission produced a regulatory impact statement on 26 April 2016 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 August 2016.

This order is administered by the State Services Commission.