Ombudsmen (Ministry for Disabled People) Order 2022


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Ombudsmen (Ministry for Disabled People) Order 2022

Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of May 2022

The Hon Grant Robertson 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 Disabled People) Order 2022.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 July 2022.

3 Principal Act
4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, Part 1A, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Ministry for Disabled PeopleMinistry of Social Development

Janine Harvey,
for 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 2022, inserts the name of the Ministry for Disabled People into Part 1A of Schedule 1 of the Ombudsmen Act 1975. The Ministry for Disabled People is a new departmental agency to which the Public Service Act 2020 applies (see the Public Service (Ministry for Disabled People) Order 2022).

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

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 May 2022.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Justice.