Ombudsmen (Border Executive Board) Order 2020


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Ombudsmen (Border Executive Board) Order 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of December 2020

The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 32(1)(a) and (c) and (1A) of the Ombudsmen Act 1975 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

This order is the Ombudsmen (Border Executive Board) Order 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 11 January 2021.

3 Schedule 1 of Ombudsmen Act 1975 amended

In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1B, replace “No interdepartmental ventures have been established as at the date on which this schedule was inserted into this Act by section 116 of the Public Service Act 2020.” with:

Border Executive BoardNew Zealand Customs Service

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 11 January 2021, inserts the name of the Border Executive Board into Part 1B of Schedule 1 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975. The Border Executive Board is a new interdepartmental executive board to which the Public Service Act 2020 applies (see the Public Service (Border Executive Board) Order 2020).

The effect of this order is that both the Ombudsmen Act 1975 and the Official Information Act 1982 apply to the Border Executive Board.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 December 2020.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.