Major Events Management (Rugby World Cup 2021) Order 2020

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Major Events Management (Rugby World Cup 2021) Order 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of August 2020

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under sections 7, 8, and 9 of the Major Events Management Act 2007

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendations of the Minister for Economic Development made after the consultation required by, and compliance with every other requirement for the making of those recommendations that is specified in, sections 7 and 8 of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Major Events Management (Rugby World Cup 2021) Order 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 18 May 2021.

3 Interpretation

In this order, Rugby World Cup 2021 means the rugby tournament to be held in New Zealand from 18 September 2021 to 16 October 2021.

Declaration of major event

4 Rugby World Cup 2021 declared to be major event

Rugby World Cup 2021 is declared to be a major event.

5 New Zealand Rugby Union Incorporated is major event organiser

New Zealand Rugby Union Incorporated is the major event organiser of the Rugby World Cup 2021.

Declarations of protection period, major event emblems, and major event words

6 Declaration of protection period

The protection period for the Rugby World Cup 2021 is declared to start on 18 May 2021 and end with 15 November 2021.

7 Declaration of major event emblems

The emblems set out in Schedule 1 are declared to be major event emblems for the protection period for the Rugby World Cup 2021.

8 Declaration of major event words

The words or combinations of words, and words if combined with other words, set out in Schedule 2 are declared to be major event words for the protection period for the Rugby World Cup 2021.

Schedule 1 Major event emblems

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The major event emblems are as depicted below or as depicted below but in a different colour or as depicted but without any of the words or figures.

Major event emblems

 

 

Major event emblems
Major event emblems

 

 

Major event emblems
Major event emblems

 

 

Major event emblems

 

 

Major event emblems

Schedule 2 Major event words

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Part 1 Words and combinations of words

Rugby World Cup New Zealand 2021

Rugby World Cup 2021

Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Championship

RWC2021

RWC

Part 2 Words if combined with other words

The words in an item in column A if used in combination with the words in an item in column B.

Column AColumn B
World Rugby2021
RWCTwenty twenty-one
Two thousand and twenty-one
Agent
Bar
Broadcaster
Caterer
Club
Cup
Fanzone
Hospitality
Host
Hotel
Licensed product
Licensee
Merchandise
Official
Partner
Pub
Sponsor
Store
Supplier
Supporter
Ticketing
Tournament
Travel
Trophy
Unforgettable
Unlimited
Unstoppable
Venue

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 May 2021, is made under the Major Events Management Act 2007 (the Act). It relates to the Rugby World Cup 2021, a rugby tournament that will take place in New Zealand from 18 September 2021 to 16 October 2021.

The order—

  • declares the event to be a major event:

  • identifies the major event organiser for the event:

  • declares the protection period for the event:

  • declares emblems and words to be, for that period, major event emblems and major event words.

Subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Act contains protections against ambush marketing by association. Those protections restrict, during the protection period for a major event, a person’s ability to make a representation (such as in an advertisement) suggesting that there is an association between the major event and goods or services, a brand of goods or services, or a person who provides goods or services. There is a presumption that a representation that includes a major event emblem or major event words suggests such an association.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 August 2020.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.