Ombudsmen (Ministry for Ethnic Communities) Order 2021


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Ombudsmen (Ministry for Ethnic Communities) Order 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 19th day of April 2021

The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

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


1 Title

This order is the Ombudsmen (Ministry for Ethnic Communities) Order 2021.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 July 2021.

3 Schedule 1 of Ombudsmen Act 1975 amended

In the Ombudsmen Act 1975, Schedule 1, Part 1A, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Ministry for Ethnic CommunitiesDepartment of Internal Affairs

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 1 July 2021, inserts the name of the Ministry for Ethnic Communities into Part 1A of Schedule 1 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975. The Ministry for Ethnic Communities is a new departmental agency to which the Public Service Act 2020 applies (see the Public Service (Ministry for Ethnic Communities) Order 2021).

The effect of this order is that both the Ombudsmen Act 1975 and the Official Information Act 1982 apply to the Ministry for Ethnic Communities.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 April 2021.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.