Legislation We Administer

Following is a list of the legislation we administer, classified by Vote (as at 30 June 2010)

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 (Non-Disclosure Direction) Regulations 2008

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

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 2010

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

* Internal Affairs administers these regulations, but the Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Emergency Management

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002

Civil Defence Emergency Management Amendment Regulations 2010

Civil Defence Emergency Management Regulations 2003

National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005

Local Government

Bylaws Act 1910

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) 2002–2009

Local Government (Infringement Fees for Offences: Queenstown Lakes District Council (Shotover River) Bylaw 2009) Regulations 2009

Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009

Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010

Local Government (Auckland Regional Parks) Order 2008

Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

Local Government (Prescribed Form for Seizure of Property Not on Private Land) Regulations 2009

Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

Local Government (Remuneration Authority Levies) Regulations 2005

Local Government (Tamaki Makaurau Reorganisation) Act 2009

Local Government (Tamaki Makaurau Reorganisation) Amendment Act 2010

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 Rebate Order 2006

Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Amendment
Order 2010

Rates Rebate (Specified Amounts) Order 2010

Rates Rebate (Witnessing of Declarations)
Notice 1977

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

Trustee Banks Restructuring Act Repeal Act 1999

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Act 1965


Racing Act 2003

Racing (Harm Prevention and Minimisation) Regulations 2004

Racing (New Zealand Greyhound Racing Association Incorporated) Order 2009

Ministerial Services

Executive Travel, Accommodation, Attendance, and Communications Services Determinations 2009*

* Internal Affairs administers these regulations, but the Act is administered by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Other Legislation

In addition, the Department of Internal Affairs administers and provides advice on the following pieces of legislation which are the responsibility of the Minister of Finance:

Community Trusts Act 1999

Community Trusts (Fees) Regulations 2000

Online Information

Departmental websites

Public information websites

Independent agency websites