Public Records Act 2005

Savings and transitional provisions

64 Savings
  • (1) Despite section 66(a), a matter referred to in subsection (2) that is in force immediately before the commencement of this Act continues in force for the period (if any) provided for in subsection (2), as if this Act had not been enacted.

    (2) The matters to which subsection (1) applies are—

    • (a) a certificate issued under section 8(2)(c) of the Archives Act 1957, until whichever is the sooner of—

      • (i) the expiry of the period of deferral directed by the Minister; or

    • (b) in the case of a public archive in the possession of Archives New Zealand, conditions imposed under section 14 of the Archives Act 1957, for the period (if any) stated in the conditions; and

    • (c) an authorisation given under section 21 of the Archives Act 1957, until whichever is the sooner of—

      • (i) the completion of the authorised publication; or

      • (ii) the expiry of the authorisation.

    (3) This Act does not apply to public records referred to in section 3(a) to (d) of the Archives Act 1957 and made or received by the relevant Government office before the commencement of this Act.

    (4) However, section 42(1)(d) overrides subsection (3).