State Sector Management Bill

  • enacted

Hon Tony Ryall

State Sector Management Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the Education and Science Committee




1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Provisions relating to research, science, and technology

3 Purpose

4 Interpretation

5 Meaning of specified RS&T funding

6 Part binds the Crown

Subpart 1Allocation of funding


7 Purposes for which specified RS&T funding may be allocated

Criteria for assessing RS&T funding

8 Minister to set, and boards to adhere to, criteria

Decision making on specified RS&T funding

9 Chief executive to refer proposals to boards


10 Establishment, functions, and duties of boards

11 Board may reconsider funding decisions

12 Board may delegate functions

Subpart 2Abolition of Foundation and transfer of assets, liabilities, and staff from Foundation, and staff from former department, to Ministry

13 Abolition of Foundation

14 Foundation for Research, Science, and Technology Act 1990 repealed

15 Transfer of functions of former department and Foundation to Ministry

16 Vesting of assets and liabilities of Foundation

17 Transfer of employees of Foundation to Ministry

18 Transfer of employees of former department to Ministry

19 Transferred employees

20 Consequential amendments

Part 2
Amendments to National Library of New Zealand (Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa) Act 2003

21 Principal Act amended

Subpart 1Amendments to principal Act

22 Purpose

23 Interpretation

24 National Librarian

25 Functions and powers of National Librarian

26 New section 9A inserted

27 Continuation of Alexander Turnbull Library

28 Chief Librarian of Alexander Turnbull Library

29 New section 14 substituted

30 Documents may be made available for public exhibition

31 Reports

32 Administration

33 Administration

34 Use of public documents in National Library

Subpart 2Transfer of employees of National Library and related matters

35 Transfer of National Library employees to department

36 Consequential amendments

Part 3
Amendments to Public Records Act 2005

37 Principal Act amended

Subpart 1Amendments to principal Act

38 Interpretation

39 Continuation of Archives New Zealand

40 Chief Archivist

41 New section 12 substituted

42 Delegations by Chief Archivist

43 Function of Archives Council

44 Administrative matters

45 Registers

46 Authority to dispose of public records

47 Mandatory transfer of public records

48 Deferred transfer of public records

49 Discharge of public records

50 Approval of repositories

51 Audit of Archives New Zealand

52 Prescribed records

53 Basis for determining access status

54 Public inspection of open access records

55 Application of Official Information Act 1982

56 Protection of names

57 Savings

58 Transitional provisions

Subpart 2Transfer of employees of Archives New Zealand and related matters

59 Transfer of Archives New Zealand employees to department

60 Consequential amendments

Schedule 1
Provisions relating to boards, chairpersons, and members

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments

Schedule 3
Consequential amendments

Schedule 4
Consequential amendments

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: