Public Records Act 2005

Regulation-making power

63 Regulations


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council, make regulations for all or any of the following purposes:


regulating the transfer of public records from any public office to Archives New Zealand or to an approved repository:


regulating the manner of destruction or other disposal of public records:


regulating the admission of the public to Archives New Zealand and the use by the public of public archives deposited in Archives New Zealand:


providing for the custody and preservation of Ministers’ papers and private records deposited in Archives New Zealand, and prescribing the fees (if any) to be charged for that custody and preservation:


prescribing forms for the purposes of this Act:


providing for matters that are contemplated by this Act or are necessary for its administration or for giving it full effect.


Regulations under this section are secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 63(2): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).