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the department of internal affairs Annual Report 2008-09

Legislation We Administer

As at 30 June 2009, the following is a list of legislation we administer, classified by Vote.

Internal Affairs

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Act 1995

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration (Fees) Regulations 1995

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration (Prescribed Information and Forms) Regulations 1995

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration (Non-Disclosure Direction) Regulations 2008

Boxing and Wrestling Act 1981

Citizenship Act 1977

Citizenship Regulations 2002

Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982

Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Regulations 2005*

Commissions of Inquiry Act 1908

Commonwealth Games Symbol Protection Act 1974

Fire Safety and Evacuation of Buildings Regulations 2006

Fire Service Act 1975

Fire Service Levy Order 1993

Fire Service Regulations 2003

Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977

Forest and Rural Fires Regulations 2005

Gambling Act 2003

Gambling (Class 4 Banking) Regulations 2006

Gambling (Class 4 Net Proceeds) Regulations 2004

Gambling (Fees) Regulations 2007

Gambling (Forms) Regulations 2004

Gambling (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004

Gambling (Infringement Notices) Regulations 2004

Gambling (Licensed Promoters) Regulations 2005

Gambling (Problem Gambling Levy) Regulations 2007

Gambling (Prohibited Property) Regulations 2005

Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (Fees) Regulations 2005*

Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1995*

Marriage (Forms) Regulations 1995*

New Zealand Daylight Time Order 2007

New Zealand Fire Brigades Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (1981) (Royal Warrant)

Official Appointments and Documents Act 1919

Passport (Fees) Regulations 1996

Passports Act 1992

Queen’s Fire Service Medal Regulations 1955 (Royal Warrant)

Royal Titles Act 1974

Rural Fire Fighting Fund Regulations 1992

Seal of New Zealand Act 1977

Seal of New Zealand Proclamation 1977

Time Act 1974

Emergency Management

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002

Civil Defence Emergency Management Regulations 2003

National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005

Local Government

Bylaws Act 1910

Bylaws Regulations 1968

Chatham Islands Council Act 1995

Counties Insurance Empowering Act 1941

Dog Control Act 1996

Dog Control (Microchip Transponder) Regulations 2005

Dog Control (National Dog Control Information Database Levy) Order 2006

Dog Control (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 1996

Impounding Act 1955

Impounding Regulations 1981

Lake Taupo (Crown Facilities, Permits and Fees) Regulations 2004

Land Drainage Act 1908

Libraries and Mechanics’ Institutes Act 1908

Litter Act 1979

Local Authorities (Members’ Interests) Act 1968

Local Authority Reorganisation (Property Transfers) Act 1990

Local Electoral Act 2001

Local Electoral Regulations 2001

Local Government Act 1974

Local Government Act 2002

Local Government (Infringement Fees for Offences: Navigation Safety Bylaws) Regulations (Various) 2002–2008

Local Government (Auckland Regional Parks) Order 2008

Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

Local Government (Tamaki Makaurau Reorganisation) Act 2009

Local Government (Watercare Services Limited) Order 2007

Local Legislation Acts 1926-1992

Municipal Insurance Act 1960

Public Authorities (Party Wall) Empowering Act 1919

Public Bodies Contracts Act 1959

Public Bodies Leases Act 1969

Rangitaiki Land Drainage Act 1956

Rates Rebate Act 1973

Rates Rebates Order 2006

Rates Rebates (Specified Amounts) Order 2008

Rating (Fees) Regulations 1997

River Boards Act 1908

Waimakariri-Ashley Water Supply Act 1961

Community and Voluntary Sector

Charities Act 2005

Charities (Fees, Forms, and Other Matters) Regulations 2006

Community Trusts Act 1999

Community Trusts (Fees) Regulations 2000

Trustee Banks Restructuring Act Repeal Act 1999

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Act 1965


Racing Act 2003

Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004

Ministerial Services

Executive Travel, Accommodation, Attendance, and Communications Services Determination 2003**

* Regulations made under legislation administered by the Ministry of Justice.

** Regulations made under legislation administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

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Online Information

The Department of Internal Affairs’ websites:

Departmental Websites

Main corporate website

Anti-spam information and spam complaints

Births, Deaths and Marriages information

Access to birth, death and marriage historical records

Grants Online website – for online Community Organisation Grants Scheme and Lottery Grants applications

Censorship information

Citizenship information

Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management information and services

Local Government and Community Branch information

Apostille Certification information

Document Authentication information

Information about the Electronic Monitoring System for gaming machine societies

Office of Ethnic Affairs information and services

New Zealand Gazette information

Identity services transactional website

Information about Language Line – a telephone interpreting service

Information about what councils do, to encourage public participation in local council processes

Information to support central and local government in achieving community outcomes

Passports information

Information about the Rates Rebate Scheme

Translation Service information

Public Information Websites

‘Making Auckland Greater’ website

Official website of the Government of New Zealand

CommunityNet Aotearoa – an Internet resource to support communities

The Royal Visit – New Zealand 2002 (historical interest)

Public safety information about dogs

Citizenship education for New Zealand schools

Get Ready, Get Thru – civil defence public information website

New Zealand government logon and identity verification service

All New Zealand central and local government information and services

Public Service Directory

Single transferable voting information website

Urban Search and Rescue information for emergency sector groups

Information about the New Zealand Government Web Standards

Civil defence public information for young people

Independent Agency Websites

Auckland Transition Agency

Ministerial Review into Allegations of Abuse at the Regular Force Cadet School

Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct

Confidential Forum for Former In-Patients of Psychiatric Hospitals

New Zealand Gambling Commission

Local Government Commission

Confidential Listening and Assistance Service

Local Government Rates Inquiry

Royal Commission on Auckland Governance

Joint Working Group on Concerns of Viet Nam Veterans

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Last updated: 20/10/2009