New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001

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85 Discretion in relation to performance and exercise of functions and powers


Subject to the provisions of this Part and of any other enactment, the Commissioner has complete discretion in the performance or exercise, and the manner of the performance or exercise, of any function or power of the Commissioner.


Without limiting subsection (1), the Commissioner may at any time, if he or she considers it appropriate,—


comment publicly on any matter relating to his or her functions; or


deliver to the Minister a report in writing on any retirement income issues that he or she considers the Minister should be advised of.


The Minister must, as soon as practicable after receiving a report under subsection (2)(b), present a copy of that report to the House of Representatives.

Section 85: added, on 21 April 2005, by section 7 of the New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 42).