New Zealand Public Service Medal Regulations 2018

Reprint as at 29 September 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

New Zealand Public Service Medal Regulations 2018

(LI 2018/151)

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

At Wellington this 20th day of August 2018

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Public Service Commission.

These regulations are made in accordance with the Royal Warrant (LI 2018/134) dated 19 July 2018 instituting and creating The New Zealand Public Service Medal and on the advice of the Prime Minister.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the New Zealand Public Service Medal Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Crown agent means a statutory entity named in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Crown Entities Act 2004

department means an agency listed in Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Public Service Act 2020

departmental agency means an agency listed in the first column of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 2 of the Public Service Act 2020

functional chief executive has the meaning given in section 5 of the Public Service Act 2020

medal means The New Zealand Public Service Medal

public service means—

(a)

the public service agencies listed in Schedule 2 of the Public Service Act 2020; and

(b)

Crown agents

Public Service Commissioner means the Public Service Commissioner appointed under section 42 of the Public Service Act 2020

public service employee means—

(a)

a public service employee as defined in section 65 of the Public Service Act 2020; and

(b)

a chief executive of a department or departmental agency, or a functional chief executive; and

(c)

an employee of a Crown agent

service includes—

(a)

an act:

(b)

a series of acts or a course of conduct over time:

(c)

acts and conduct in different roles or in the performance of different tasks.

Regulation 3 Crown agent: inserted, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(1) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 department: inserted, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(1) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 departmental agency: inserted, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(1) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 functional chief executive: inserted, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(1) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 public service: replaced, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(2) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 Public Service Commissioner: inserted, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Regulation 3 public service employee: replaced, on 29 September 2020, by regulation 4(3) of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235).

Regulation 3 State Services Commissioner: revoked, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

4 Eligibility for medal

(1)

A person is eligible for the medal if the person performs meritorious service for New Zealand or the public service while the person is a public service employee.

(2)

In this regulation, meritorious service means service by a person in their capacity as a public service employee that, in the opinion of the Public Service Commissioner,—

(a)

demonstrates an outstanding commitment to New Zealand and New Zealanders; or

(b)

is exemplary, or a model for other employees of the public service; or

(c)

brings significant benefit to New Zealand or the public service; or

(d)

is exceptional and otherwise worthy of recognition.

Regulation 4(1): amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Regulation 4(2): amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Regulation 4(2)(b): amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Regulation 4(2)(c): amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 August 2018.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the New Zealand Public Service Medal Regulations 2018 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

New Zealand Public Service Medal Amendment Regulations 2020 (LI 2020/235)

Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40): section 135