Reprint as at 7 August 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Pork Industry Board Act 1997

Public Act
1997 No 106
Date of assent
17 December 1997
see section 1

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.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.


1Short Title and commencement
3Act binds the Crown
4Establishment of Board
5Object of Board
6Functions of Board
7Board to prepare and maintain statement of strategic and consultative intent
8Board to consult pig farmers
9Board to consult representative organisations
10Board to take account of farmers’ concerns and views
11Powers of Board
12International obligations
13Management of Board
14Application of Part 2 of Commerce Act 1986
15Provisions applying to directors
16Provisions applying to Board and board of directors
17Meetings of pig farmers
18Matters for consideration at annual general meeting
19Remuneration of directors
20Restrictions on indemnity and insurance
21Permitted indemnities
22Permitted insurance for directors
23Permitted insurance for other officials
24Board to prepare financial statements
25Audit of financial statements
26Remuneration of auditor
27Annual report and statements to be presented to House of Representatives
28Performance and efficiency audits
29Timing of performance audits
30Terms of reference
31Appointment of person to conduct performance audit
32Conduct of performance audit
33Report on performance and efficiency of Board
34Board to pay for performance audits
35Pork Industry Board levy
36Levy returns
37Payment of levy
38Licensee may dispute estimate
39Licensees may recover levy money from owners of pigs at slaughter
41Levy money to be held in trust accounts
42Records relating to levy to be kept
43Levy to constitute debt due to Board
44Power of inspection in relation to levy
45Warrant to inspect place other than place of business
46Duties of persons executing warrants [Repealed]
47Other duties of persons carrying out inspections [Repealed]
48Requirement for certain persons to provide certain information to Board
49Offences and penalties
52Transitional provisions relating to members of former Board
53Transitional provisions relating to officers and employees of Board
Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend the Pork Industry Board Act 1982