Public Service (Strategic Planning Reform Board) Order 2021


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Public Service (Strategic Planning Reform Board) Order 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of March 2021

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 26(1) and (2) of the Public Service Act 2020 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

This order is the Public Service (Strategic Planning Reform Board) Order 2021.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 29 April 2021.

3 Schedule 2 of Public Service Act 2020 amended

In the Public Service Act 2020, Schedule 2, Part 3, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Strategic Planning Reform BoardDepartment of ConservationMinistry for the Environment
Department of Internal Affairs
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for the Environment
Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment
Ministry of Housing and Urban Development
Ministry of Māori Development—Te Puni Kōkiri
Ministry of Transport
Office for Māori Crown Relations—Te Arawhiti
The Treasury

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 29 April 2021, inserts the name of the Strategic Planning Reform Board into Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the Public Service Act 2020 (the principal Act), as an interdepartmental executive board serviced by the Ministry for the Environment.

The Strategic Planning Reform Board (the board) is being established to lead the development of new strategic planning legislation, as part of the Government’s resource management reforms.

As a result of the order, the board becomes a public service agency to which the principal Act applies. The principal Act governs the board’s responsibilities, powers, and working arrangements, and the selection of board members.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 April 2021.

This order is administered by the Public Service Commission.