Public Records Act 2005

60 Protection of names
  • (1) No person may, except with the consent of the Governor-General in Council, be incorporated or registered under another enactment or in another manner under the following names:

    • (a) Archives New Zealand (Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga):

    • (b) Archives New Zealand:

    • (c) Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga:

    • (d) National Archives:

    • (e) Te Whare Tohu Tuhituhinga o Aotearoa:

    • (f) another name that so resembles the names in any of paragraphs (a) to (e) as to be likely to mislead a person.

    (2) No person other than the department may, either alone or with another person, trade or carry on business or exercise the functions for which it was formed—

    • (a) under a name specified in subsection (1); or

    • (b) under a name that so resembles a name specified in that subsection as to be likely to mislead a person.

    Section 60(2): amended, on 1 February 2011, by section 17 of the Public Records Amendment Act (No 2) 2010 (2010 No 133).