WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013

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Reprint as at 1 December 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013

Public Act
2013 No 94
Date of assent
18 November 2013
see section 2

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 of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


4Act binds the Crown
5WorkSafe New Zealand established
6WorkSafe New Zealand is Crown entity
7WorkSafe New Zealand’s board
8Advisory groups
9WorkSafe New Zealand’s main objective
10WorkSafe New Zealand’s functions
11Restriction on compensation for technical redundancy
12Employment of transferred employee to be treated as continuous employment
13Transferred employees bound by collective agreement
14Government Superannuation Fund
15Transfer of contracts to WorkSafe New Zealand
16Transfer of other documents to WorkSafe New Zealand
17Consequences of transfer of functions under relevant health and safety legislation to WorkSafe New Zealand
18Transitional provision relating to legal services in respect of functions transferred to WorkSafe New Zealand
19Consequences of transfer of collective agreement or contract to WorkSafe New Zealand
20Continuation of inspectors and enforcement officers
21Continuation and renaming of departmental medical practitioners
21ATransfer of EPA employees and contracts to WorkSafe New Zealand
22Amendments to other enactments
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: