Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions Amendment Order 2019

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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions Amendment Order 2019

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand and her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith:

To—

Her Honour Judge Coral Shaw, of Te Awamutu, former lawyer, District Court Judge, Employment Court Judge, and Judge of the United Nations Dispute Tribunal,

Ali’imuamua Sandra Alofivae, MNZM, of South Auckland, lawyer, former Families Commissioner, and Pacific community leader,

Dr Andrew Erueti, of Auckland, lawyer and senior lecturer at the University of Auckland Law School, and

Paul Gibson, of Wellington, disability adviser, advocate, and community leader, and former Human Rights (Disability Rights) Commissioner:

Greeting!

We, by this Order, amend the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions Order 2018 issued at Wellington on the 12th day of November 2018.

This Order is made—

(a)

under the authority of the Letters Patent of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second constituting the office of Governor-General of New Zealand, dated 28 October 1983;* and

(b)

under the authority of section 6 of the Inquiries Act 2013 and subject to the provisions of that Act; and

(c)

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

*SR 1983/225

Order

1 Title

This order is the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care and in the Care of Faith-based Institutions Amendment Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 15 November 2019.

4 Preamble amended

In the Preamble, after “To— ”, delete:

The Right Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand, GNZM, QSO, of Wellington, former Governor-General, lawyer, District Court Judge, and Ombudsman,

5 Clause 5 amended (Members of inquiry)

Revoke clause 5(a).

6 Clause 6 amended (Chairperson of inquiry)

In clause 6, replace “The Right Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand, GNZM, QSO” with “Her Honour Judge Coral Shaw”.

In witness whereof We have caused this Our Commission to be issued and the Seal of New Zealand to be hereunto affixed at Wellington this 11th day of November 2019.

Witness Our Trusty and Well-beloved The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, Chancellor and Principal Dame Grand Companion of Our New Zealand Order of Merit, Principal Companion of Our Service Order, Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over Our Realm of New Zealand.

Patsy Reddy,
Governor-General.


By Her Excellency’s Command,

Jacinda Ardern,
Prime Minister.

Approved in Council,

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 November 2019.

This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.