Standards and Accreditation Bill

  • enacted

Hon Paul Goldsmith

Standards and Accreditation Bill

Government Bill



5Act binds the Crown
6Appointment of NZ Standards Executive
7Functions of NZ Standards Executive
8NZ Standards Executive may delegate powers, etc
9Powers of delegate
10NZ Standards Executive must advise responsible Ministers before review of standards cited in legislation
11Establishment of New Zealand Standards Approval Board
12Functions of Board
13Considerations for Board
14Further provisions relating to Board
15Standards development committees
16Membership of standards development committees
16ARequirements for proposing person to be member
16BChairpersons of standards development committees
17Continuing duty to disclose conflicts of interest
18Obligation to disclose interest
19Duty not to disclose information
20Standards development committees’ work product and working materials
21Liability of members
22Insurance for liability of member
22AMembership of other development committees
23Setting fees for standards
24Cost arrangements for developing standards
25Principles of cost recovery
26Citation of New Zealand Standards
27Regulations or bylaws may be made by referring to or incorporating New Zealand Standards
28References to New Zealand Standards in other enactments
29Proof of New Zealand Standards
30Continuation of Accreditation Council
31Membership of Accreditation Council
32Functions of Accreditation Council
32ACriteria for accreditation schemes
33Powers of Accreditation Council generally
34Accreditation requirements
35Accreditation Council exempted from income tax
38Statements or representations about being accredited
40Disestablishment of Standards Council
41Transitional provisions
42Amendment to Copyright Act 1994
43Consequential amendments
Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: