2 Commencement

(1)

The following provisions come into force on the day after the date on which this Act receives the Royal assent:

(a)

sections 3 to 6 (which are preliminary and interpretation provisions):

(b)

clause 1 of Schedule 1 (which is the interpretation provision):

(c)

clause 5 of Schedule 1 (which relates to access by FENZ to records of rural fire authorities):

(d)

clauses 17, 19, and 20 of Schedule 1 (which contain provisions of a transitional nature that relate to response assets):

(e)

clauses 21 and 22 of Schedule 1 (which contain provisions of a transitional nature that relate to regulation-making powers):

(f)

clauses 23 to 32 of Schedule 1 (which relate to the levy for the 2017/18 year):

(g)

clauses 45 to 51 of Schedule 1 (which relate to the tax treatment for assets that become assets of FENZ under the transitional provisions).

(2)

Sections 75 to 79 (which relate to evacuation schemes for relevant buildings) come into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council, and 1 or more Orders in Council may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates and appointing different dates for different purposes.

(3)

To the extent that a provision specified in subsection (2) is not previously brought into force under that subsection, that provision comes into force on 1 July 2018.

(4)

The following provisions come into force on 1 July 2018:

(a)

sections 65 to 68 (which relate to the removal of things that increase fire risk):

(b)

section 200 (which repeals certain provisions of the Local Government Act 2002):

(c)

clause 39 of Schedule 1 (which relates to transitional provisions concerning the removal of fire hazards).

(5)

Sections 80 to 140 (which relate to levies) come into force on a date, not earlier than 1 July 2018, appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

(6)

If sections 80 to 140 are not previously brought into force under subsection (5), those sections come into force on 1 July 2024.

(7)

The rest of this Act comes into force on 1 July 2017.

(8)

An order under subsection (2) or (5) is 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 2(6): amended, on 8 May 2019, by section 4 of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Levy) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 16).

Section 2(8): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).