190 Transitional provision relating to branch and member societies

(1)

Any incorporated society that is a branch or member of the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Incorporated may, through that royal society (in its capacity as an approved organisation) recommend persons—

(a)

for appointment under section 124 as inspectors; or

(b)

for appointment under section 125 as auxiliary officers.

(2)

Where any person is appointed as an inspector or auxiliary officer in accordance with a recommendation made under subsection (1) by an incorporated society to which that subsection applies, that incorporated society is deemed while—

(a)

it continues to be a branch or member of the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Incorporated; and

(b)

the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Incorporated continues to be an approved organisation for the purposes of this Act; and

(c)

any person appointed in accordance with a recommendation made under subsection (1) by that incorporated society continues to hold office as an inspector or auxiliary officer,—

to be an approved organisation for the purposes of sections 53(2)(a), 101(6), 126(2), 127(6)(a), 133(3)(a), 141, 142, 171, and 172.

Section 190 heading: amended, on 27 September 2001, by section 6(2) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 52).

Section 190(1): amended, on 27 September 2001, by section 6(1) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 52).

Section 190(2)(a): amended, on 27 September 2001, by section 6(1) of the Animal Welfare Amendment Act 2001 (2001 No 52).