Charitable Trusts Regulations 2019


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Charitable Trusts Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of July 2019

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 62 of the Charitable Trusts Act 1957 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

These regulations are the Charitable Trusts Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 30 September 2019.

3 Interpretation


In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

incorporation number, in relation to a board, means the number allocated to the board by the Registrar when the board is incorporated

New Zealand Business Number means the number allocated to an entity under the New Zealand Business Number Act 2016

register means the register kept by the Registrar in accordance with section 28(1) of the Act.


See also section 6 of the Act.

4 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions (if any) set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

5 Contents of register

In addition to the information specified in section 11(1) of the Act, the register must contain the following information about any trustees or society incorporated as a board under Part 2 of the Act:


the date on which the board was registered:


particulars as to whether the board is—




subject to a declaration of dissolution or revocation under section 26 of the Act:


the board’s incorporation number:


the board’s New Zealand Business Number (if any):


previous names of the board that are known to the Registrar (if any).

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provisions relating to these regulations as made

There are no transitional, savings, or related provisions relating to these regulations as made.

Rachel Hayward,
for the Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 30 September 2019, are made under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957 (the Act).

Section 28 of the Act provides that the Registrar of Incorporated Societies must keep a register of boards incorporated under Part 2 of the Act. These regulations specify information that must be included in the register in respect of each board.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 August 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.