Data and Statistics Bill

Schedule 3 Amendments relating to references to products published by Statistics New Zealand

s 105(1)

Part 1Amendments to Acts

Accident Compensation Act 2001 (2001 No 49)

In section 6(1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In section 116, replace “Consumer” with “Consumers” in each place.

In section 388(4)(a), replace “Consumer” with “Consumers”.

Child Support Act 1991 (1991 No 142)

In section 2(1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In section 2(1), definition of inflation percentage, delete “New Zealand”.

In section 112(4)(b) and (8), replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In section 236(1)(a), after “combined)”, insert “ or any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

In section 236(1)(b) and (2)(b)(ii), replace “the all groups index number of the Consumer” with “the index number of the Consumers”.

In Schedule 3, replace the item below the table relating to average weekly earnings with:

* Average weekly earnings (for all industries, males and females combined), published by Statistics New Zealand (or if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index) for the June quarter in the immediately preceding child support year. The weekly earnings are annualised.

Commerce Act 1986 (1986 No 5)

In section 2(1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In section 53O(b), replace “Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In section 55F(2), replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

Companies Act 1993 (1993 No 105)

In Schedule 7, clause 3(2)(c), replace “Quarterly Employment Survey published by Statistics New Zealand (or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as an equivalent to that survey)” with “QES”.

In Schedule 7, clause 3(2)(g), replace “Quarterly Employment Survey” with “QES”.

In Schedule 7, after clause 3(4)(c), insert:

(d)

QES means the Quarterly Employment Survey published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being an equivalent to that survey.

Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4)

In Schedule 3, clause 21(4),—

(a)

replace “Index number of the Consumers Price Index All Groups excluding credit services issued by the Government Statistician” with “index number of the Consumers Price Index (less credit services subgroup)”; and

(b)

replace “Index number of the quarterly Consumers Price Index All Groups excluding credit services issued by the Government Statistician” with “index number of the Consumers Price Index (less credit services subgroup)”.

In Schedule 3, clause 21(6), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index (less credit services subgroup) means the Consumers Price Index (less credit services subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38)

In section 645(10), replace the definition of CPI with:

CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No 87)

Replace section 266A(7) with:

(7)

In this section, CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Financial Reporting Act 2013 (2013 No 101)

Replace section 48(5) with:

(5)

In this section, CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956 (1956 No 47)

In section 2(1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

In section 61L(6), (7)(b), and (8), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers” in each place.

In section 61Q(7),—

(a)

replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”; and

(b)

replace “all groups index number of the Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 61R(9)(b), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 61S(7)(b), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 71K(9)(b)(ii), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 81O(6),—

(a)

replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”; and

(b)

replace “all groups index number of the Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 81T(a), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

In section 86E(8), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers” in each place.

In section 88P(2)(b), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumer” with “index number of the Consumers”.

Government Superannuation Fund Amendment Act 1969 (1969 No 38)

In section 5(1A), (1C), and (1D), replace “all groups index number of the New Zealand Consumers” with “index number of the Consumers” in each place.

After section 5(5), insert:

(6)

In this section, Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Income Tax Act 2007 (2007 No 97)

In section EY 28(8)(b)(i) and (c)(ii), replace “consumer price index” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)”.

After section EY 28(8), insert:

(9)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

In section EY 30(2)(c), (3)(e)(i), and (5BA)(c), replace “consumer price index” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)”.

After section EY 30(15), insert:

(16)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

In section MF 7(1), (2), (2BA), and (2B), replace “New Zealand Consumers Price Index” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)” in each place.

In section MF 7(2B), replace New Zealand Consumers Price Index all groups excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products with Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) in each place.

In section MF 7(2B), replace New Zealand Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand with Consumers Price Index (all groups) in each place.

After section MF 7(5), insert:

Definitions

(6)

In this section,

Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) means the Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

(6)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act 2020 (2020 No 47)

In section 92(2), delete “(All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand”.

After section 92(2), insert:

(3)

In this section, Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Insolvency Act 2006 (2006 No 55)

In section 3, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In section 158(4), replace “New Zealand Consumers” with “Consumers”.

In section 164(2), replace “Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In section 276(2)(c), replace “Quarterly Employment Survey published by Statistics New Zealand (or, if that survey ceases to be published, a survey certified by the Government Statistician as an equivalent to that survey)” with “QES”.

In section 276(2)(g), replace “Quarterly Employment Survey” with “QES”.

After section 276(4)(c), insert:

(d)

QES means the Quarterly Employment Survey published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that survey.

In section 343(4), replace “New Zealand Consumers” with “Consumers”.

In section 363(3), replace “Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In Schedule 1AA, clause 12, replace “New Zealand Consumers” with “Consumers”.

Legislation Act 2019 (2019 No 58)

In section 96(3)(b), replace “New Zealand Consumers” with “Consumers”.

After section 96(3), insert:

(3A)

In subsection (3)(b), Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84)

In section 106(2C)(a)(i), replace “Producers Price Index Outputs for Construction provided by Statistics New Zealand” with “PPI”.

Replace section 106(7) with:

(7)

In this section,—

capital expenditure includes any funding provided by a responsible levy authority to contribute to the construction costs of eligible infrastructure that has been, or is intended to be, transferred to the authority under section 90 of the Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act 2020

PPI means the Producers Price Index Outputs for Construction provided by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

In section 259(3)(a)(ii), after “Consumers Price Index”, insert: “(all groups) or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income Act 2001 (2001 No 84)

In section 15(1), replace the definition of CPI with:

Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In section 15(2) and (2A), replace “CPI” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)” in each place.

In section 15(2A)(a), replace “consumers price index-all groups published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)”.

In section 15(2A)(b), replace “consumers price index-all groups excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

In section 16(1)(a), replace “Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published by the Department of Statistics” with “QES”.

Replace section 16(2) with:

(2)

In this section,—

earner levies means the levies payable under section 219(1) of the Accident Compensation Act 2001

QES means the Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that survey.

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 (1989 No 24)

In section 363(5) and (6), replace “CPI” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)” in each place.

In section 363(6)(a), replace “consumers price index-all groups published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)”.

In section 363(6)(b), replace “consumers price index-all groups excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Replace section 363(9) with:

(9)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Public Works Act 1981 (1981 No 35)

In section 72E(2)(c), replace “New Zealand Consumer Price Index” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Residential Care and Disability Support Services Act 2018 (2018 No 33)

In the heading to section 75, delete New Zealand.

In section 75(1), (2), and (3)(a), replace “Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)”.

In section 75(3)(b), replace “(All Groups Excluding Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products) published by Statistics New Zealand” with “(less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

After section 75(5), insert:

(6)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32)

In section 452A(6), definition of average ordinary time weekly earnings, replace “Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published (as original, or revised, statistics) by Statistics New Zealand” with “QES”.

In section 452A(6), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

QES means the Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published (as original, or revised, statistics) by Statistics New Zealand or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that survey

In section 453(1) and (3), replace CPI with Consumers Price Index (all groups) in each place.

In section 453(3)(a), replace Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand with Consumers Price Index (all groups).

In section 453(3)(a), replace Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand with CPI.

In section 453(3)(b), replace “Consumers Price Index (All Groups Excluding Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products) published by Statistics New Zealand” with CPI Consumers Price Index (less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Replace section 453(6) with:

(6)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Telecommunications Act 2001 (2001 No 103)

In section 5, replace the definition of CPI with:

CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Veterans’ Support Act 2014 (2014 No 56)

In section 7, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

QES means the Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that survey ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that survey

In the heading to section 31, delete New Zealand.

In section 31(3)(a) and (4)(a) and (b), replace “New Zealand Consumers” with “Consumers”.

After section 31(4), insert:

(5)

In this section, Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Replace section 61(2) with:

(2)

In this section, average wage means the before tax average ordinary time weekly wage (all sectors, male and female combined) as at 1 April each year, as specified in the latest QES.

In section 170(2), definition of average wage, replace “Quarterly Employment Survey of wages published by Statistics New Zealand” with “QES”.

In section 170(2), replace the definition of CPI with:

Consumers Price Index (all groups) means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

In section 170(3), replace “CPI” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups)” in each place.

In section 170(4), replace “despite subsections (2) and (3), be calculated using index numbers of the CPI, excluding cigarettes and other tobacco products, published by Statistics New Zealand” with “despite subsection (3), be calculated using index numbers of the Consumers Price Index less cigarettes and tobacco subgroup published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

In Schedule 2, replace clause 25(2) with:

(2)

In this clause, average wage means the before tax average ordinary time weekly wage (all sectors, male and female combined) as at 1 July each year, as specified in the latest QES.

In Schedule 2, replace clause 37(6) with:

(6)

In this clause, average wage means the before tax average ordinary time weekly wage (all sectors, male and female combined) as at 1 July each year, as specified in the latest QES.

Part 2Amendments to secondary legislation

Crown Minerals (Royalties for Minerals Other than Petroleum) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/206)

In regulation 4(1), definition of PPI, after “New Zealand”, insert “or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Crown Pastoral Land (Method for Calculating Dollar-Per-Stock-Unit Rates) Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/167)

In regulation 3, definition of permitted farm input prices series, paragraph (b), after “Statistics New Zealand”, insert “or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Government Superannuation Fund (Ceasing Contributions) Regulations 1995 (SR 1995/172)

In regulation 2(1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Consumers Price Index means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In regulation 2(1), definition of increased in accordance with CPI, replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In regulation 36(5), replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In regulation 37(4), replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

In regulation 38(5), replace “New Zealand Consumer” with “Consumers”.

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Indexation of Maximum Weekly Compensation) Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/187)

In regulation 3, replace the definition of Labour Cost Index with:

Labour Cost Index means the Labour Cost Index All Salary and Wage Rates (including overtime), all industries and sectors combined published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Indexation) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/127)

In regulation 3(1), replace the definition of CPI with:

CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

In regulation 3(1), replace the definition of Labour Cost Index with:

Labour Cost Index means the Labour Cost Index All Salary and Wage Rates (including overtime), all industries and sectors combined published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index

Land Transport Management (Road Tolling Scheme for Northern Gateway) Order 2005 (SR 2005/92)

In clause 9(4), definition of CPI, replace “New Zealand Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Land Transport Management (Road Tolling Scheme for Takitimu Drive (Route K)) Order 2015 (LI 2015/160)

In clause 7(4), definition of CPI, replace “New Zealand Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Land Transport Management (Road Tolling Scheme for Tauranga Eastern Link) Order 2015 (LI 2015/43)

In clause 8(5), definition of CPI, replace “New Zealand Consumers Price Index (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand” with “Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index”.

Social Security Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/202)

In regulation 182, definition of relevant survey, replace paragraph (b) with:

(b)

if the survey referred to in paragraph (a) ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as an equivalent to that survey

Veterans’ Support Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/369)

Replace regulation 15A(3) with:

(3)

In subclause (2), LCI means the Labour Cost Index All Salary and Wage Rates (including overtime), all industries and sectors combined published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Replace regulation 16(3)(a) with:

(a)

means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index; but

Replace regulation 16(3) with:

(3)

In subclause (2), CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Replace regulation 16A(3) with:

(3)

In subclause (2), CPI means the Consumers Price Index (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index.

Wine (Non-grape Wine Levy) Order 2015 (LI 2015/260)

In clause 9(3)(b)(i), replace (All Groups) published by Statistics New Zealand with (all groups) published by Statistics New Zealand (or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index).

Wine (Non-grape Wine Levy) Order 2021 (LI 2021/273)

In clause 11(3)(b)(i), replace (All Groups) most recently published by Statistics New Zealand with (all groups) most recently published by Statistics New Zealand (or, if that index ceases to be published, any measure certified by the Government Statistician as being equivalent to that index).