Television New Zealand Act 2003

Version as at 28 October 2021

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Television New Zealand Act 2003

Public Act
2003 No 1
Date of assent
27 February 2003
see section 2

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.


3Purpose of Act
5Meaning of maintaining commercial performance
6Act binds the Crown
7TVNZ ceases to be State enterprise [Repealed]
8Separation of transmission business [Repealed]
9Implementation of separation proposal by Order in Council [Repealed]
10Transitional provisions [Repealed]
11Responsibilities of shareholding Ministers [Repealed]
12Functions of TVNZ
13TVNZ board [Repealed]
14Duties of TVNZ board [Repealed]
15Ministers to hold all shares in TVNZ [Repealed]
16Authorising Crown shareholding in TVNZ [Repealed]
17Further provisions relating to Ministers’ shareholding in TVNZ [Repealed]
18Change in name of TVNZ
19Shares or interests of TVNZ in bodies corporate or interests in associations [Repealed]
20Application of Crown Entities Act 2004
21Auditor-General is auditor of TVNZ [Repealed]
22Information required in annual report for TVNZ [Repealed]
23Additional information requirements for statement of intent [Repealed]
24Half-year financial statements
25Protection from disclosure of sensitive information [Repealed]
26Responsible Minister [Repealed]
27Powers of shareholding Ministers
28Shareholding Ministers must not give certain directions
29Directions and compliance costs
29BPurpose of this Part
29CArchived works may be screened
29DRights of persons with interest in archived work to cease
29EOverview of scheme under this subpart
29FNotices advising that archived work to be screened
29GTVNZ Archived Works Fund
29HContingency account
29IRegistration to participate in scheme
29JConfirmation of registration
29KTVNZ to assess entitlement and make payment from Fund
29LReview process to be established
29MApplication for review
29NDetermination of application for review
29OEffect of review decision
29PApplications from persons unable to register to participate in scheme
29RResidual funds
29SReview of Part
30Consequential amendments to enactments
31Consequential repeal
32Superannuation or retiring allowances [Repealed]
33Existing Government Superannuation Fund members
34Transfer of land from TVNZ to THL
35Shareholder continuity
36Savings of certain transactions