Public Records Act 2005

65 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Despite section 66(a), the agreements or other matters referred to in subsection (2) that are in force immediately before the commencement of this Act continue in force in the manner specified in that subsection.

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

    • (a) an agreement made under section 8(2)(a) or (b) of the Archives Act 1957, for the term of the agreement, as if it were made under section 22(1)(b) of this Act:

    • (b) an agreement made under section 11 of the Archives Act 1957, for the term of the agreement, as if it were made under section 42(3)(c) of this Act:

    • (c) an agreement made under section 13 of the Archives Act 1957, as if it were made under section 24 of this Act:

    • (d) a certificate of authority given under section 16(6) of the Archives Act 1957—

      • (i) as if it authorised the disposal of public records; and

      • (iii) until the authorised disposals are completed:

    • (e) an approval given or deposit made under section 19(1) of the Archives Act 1957, as if the approval were given and the deposit made under section 26 of this Act:

    • (f) a deposit made by the Registrar of Deeds under section 19(2) of the Archives Act 1957, as if consent were given under section 26 of this Act:

    • (g) in the case of a public archive in the possession of Archives New Zealand, restrictions on inspection imposed under section 20(1)(b), (c), or (ca) of the Archives Act 1957, as if the public archive had been classified under section 43(1)(b) as a restricted access record in accordance with section 44(3):

    • (h) in the case of a public archive in the possession of Archives New Zealand, conditions referred to in subsection (3) as to public access, as if the public archive had been classified under section 43(1)(b) as a restricted access record in accordance with section 44(3).

    (3) Subsection (2)(h) applies to conditions imposed under—

    • (a) section 8(3) of the Archives Act 1957 on public archives that have been in existence for 25 years or more:

    • (b) section 10(2) of the Archives Act 1957 on public archives that have been in existence for less than 25 years:

    • (c) section 16(7) of the Archives Act 1957.

    Section 65(2)(b): amended, on 7 July 2010, by section 5 of the Public Records Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 79).