Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children) Order 2017

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Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children) Order 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 18th day of December 2017

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 32 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Ombudsmen Act (Schedule 1—Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children) Order 2017.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 18 January 2018.

3 Ombudsmen Act 1975 amended

(1)

In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1, repeal the item relating to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki.

(2)

In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children

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 18 January 2018, amends the Ombudsmen Act 1975.

Clause 3 replaces the reference to the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki in the list of departments of the Public Service in Part 1 of Schedule 1 with a reference to Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children.

The name of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children will change to Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children by exercise of the Crown’s prerogative on 18 January 2018.

The effect of this order is that both the Ombudsmen Act 1975 and the Official Information Act 1982 will apply to the Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children after the name change.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 December 2017.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.