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WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (No.94)

WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 (No.94)
Article Type:
Legislation
Publication Date:
2013-11-20
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

The WorkSafe New Zealand Act 2013 passed its third reading on 14/11/13 and received Royal Assent on 18/11/13.

It makes legislative changes that implement recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy. It creates a new Crown agency that takes over the role of the Health and Safety Group within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

The Act was split from the Health and Safety (Pike River Implementation) Bill on 23/10/13 along with these related Acts:

All of these Acts commence on 16 December 2013.

 

(Legislation sources: New Zealand Parliament and New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office)

Organisations Mentioned:
Parliamentary Counsel Office; New Zealand Parliament; Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy
Reference No:
131119CA-0183

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