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  1. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 (2012 No 72). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2012-09-03 | NZL-2012-L-91133

    Provides for the management of marine resources and the impact of activities on the environment with respect, inter alia, to mining activities and fishing.

    Amends the following Acts:
    - Continental Shelf Act 1964
    - Crown Organisations (Criminal Liability) Act 2002
    - Environment Act 1986
    - Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011
    - Fisheries Act 1996
    - Resource Management Act 1991
    - Search and Surveillance Act 2012

  2. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Industry New Zealand Act 2000 (No. 27 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-09-06 | NZL-2000-L-57383

    Aims at promoting and encouraging sustainable economic development in New Zealand by establishing Industry New Zealand (INZ). Regulates functions and powers of INZ, appointment of committees, superannuation, liability of board members and employees, and some related matters.

  3. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Insolvency Amendment Act 1999 (No. 21).

    Adoption: 1999-04-26 | NZL-1999-L-55978

    Amends the Insolvency Act 1967 with regard to adjudication of bankruptcy and several issues related to netting agreements.

  4. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    State-Owned Enterprise Amendment Act (No. 2) 1992 (No. 57 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-25 | NZL-1992-L-33466

    Provides that Power Company Limited shall cease to be a State enterprise, and for related matters.

  5. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Treaty of Waitangi (State Enterprises) Act 1988. No. 105. - New Zealand Legislation

    Adoption: 1988-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1987-12-09 | NZL-1988-L-6978

    Inter alia, Part II of this Act incorporates into the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 amendments proposed in an agreement reached in relation to Maori land claims.

  6. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act (No. 2) 1988. No. 23.

    Adoption: 1988-03-30 | NZL-1988-L-6515

    Amends the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 by providing that, except as otherwise provided, the Labour Relations Act 1987 (LS 1987 - NZ 1) shall apply in relation to every state enterprise.

  7. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1987. No. 117.

    Adoption: 1987-07-01 | NZL-1987-L-4559

    Introduces amendments to the State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986 concerning shareholding, transfer of Crown assets and liabilities, transfer of land, etc. In a Schedule, lists a series of repeals in other Acts consequential upon provisions of the 1986 Act.

  8. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Conservation Act 1987. No. 65.

    Adoption: 1987-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1987-04-01 | NZL-1987-L-7119

    This Act was passed to promote the conservation of New Zealand's natural and historic resources, and for that purpose to establish a Department of Conservation.

  9. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986. No. 124.

    Adoption: 1986-12-18 | NZL-1986-L-3179

    Part I of the Act contains a statement of principles, including the operation as a successful business as being the main objective of every State enterprise. To this end, it shall be "(a) as profitable and efficient as comparable businesses that are not owned by the Crown; and (b) a good employer; and (c) an organisation that exhibits a sense of social responsibility..." (s. 4(1)). A "good employer" is defined as an employer whose personnel policy ensures the fair and proper treatment of employees, including good and safe working conditions, an equal opportunities employment programme, the impartial selection of suitably qualified persons for employment, and opportunities for the enhancement of the abilities of individual employees (s. 4(2)). Part II of the Act embraces provisions on the formation and ownership of new state enterprises. Part III governs accountability and Part IV contains miscellaneous provisions. The Act includes six Schedules covering, inter alia, repeals of other enactments and a list of state enterprises.

  10. New Zealand - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Copyright Amendment Act 1986. No. 81.

    Adoption: 1986-11-06 | NZL-1986-L-3123

    Amendments to the Copyright Act 1962 (ss. 22(2) and 66) regarding rate of royalty and delivery of copies of books.


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