COVID-19 Response (Requirements For Entities—Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020

Version as at 30 April 2022

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

COVID-19 Response (Requirements For Entities—Modifications and Exemptions) Act 2020

Public Act
 
2020 No 14
Date of assent
 
15 May 2020
Commencement
 
see section 2
Note

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 of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Overview of Act
4Meaning of entity
5Meaning of specified Act
6Definitions relating to responsible Registrars, agencies, and Ministers
7Interpretation
8Act binds the Crown
9Sections 10A and 13A apply for relevant period
10When electronic means permitted despite constitution or rules [Repealed]
10AWhen electronic means permitted despite constitution or rules
11Electronic voting
12Conditions
13Process for modifying certain requirements or restrictions in constitution or rules [Repealed]
13AProcess for modifying certain requirements or restrictions in constitution or rules
14Matters that may be modified under section 13A
15Matters that may not be modified under section 13A
16Retrospective modifications
17Modifications must expire
18Conditions
19Electronic means permitted for doing certain things to make modification
20Modified method or form of voting may not be used for certain matters
21Variation and revocation
22Responsible Registrar or agency’s obligations to register or publish
23Entity’s obligations to keep records
24Purpose
25Powers may only be exercised during relevant period
26Responsible Registrar or Minister may grant class exemptions [Repealed]
26AResponsible Registrar or Minister may grant class exemptions
27Restrictions on exemption powers
28Engagement about proposed exemption
29Description of provisions from which exemptions may be granted
30Chief Judge of Māori Land Court may grant relief without application [Repealed]
30AChief Judge of Māori Land Court may grant relief without application
31Exemptions may be retrospective to amendment date
32Exemptions that relate to periods of time
33Exemption in force for not longer than relevant period
34Breach of exemption conditions
35Drafting of exemptions
36Exemption is legislative instrument if notice is given [Repealed]
37All exemptions are disallowable instruments [Repealed]
38Publication of exemptions that are not legislative instruments [Repealed]
39Exemptions must contain reasons [Repealed]
40Variation and revocation
41Regulations may change Part 2 or Part 3 matters [Repealed]
42Order in Council may prescribe further period [Repealed]
42ARegulations may change Part 2 or Part 3 matters
42BOrder in Council may prescribe further period
43Repeals
Notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: