127 Context for decision making


Every claim under this Part must be determined by a refugee and protection officer.


In carrying out his or her functions under this Act, a refugee and protection officer must act—


in accordance with this Act; and


to the extent that a matter relating to a refugee or a person claiming recognition as a refugee is not dealt with in this Act, in a way that is consistent with New Zealand’s obligations under the Refugee Convention.


The text of the Refugee Convention is set out in Schedule 1.

Compare: 1987 No 74 s 129D