New Zealand Legislation website
Previously only printed legislation from the Parliamentary Counsel Office or the NZ Government was official. However hard copy forms dated quickly, could be expensive and difficult which prompted changes to be enacted under the Legislation Act 2012
to up-date and modernise the publication of legislation.
“This important development
puts official up-to-date legislation in the hands of New Zealanders at no cost”, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson stated. “They can be confident that they are accessing the author
The Employment Relations Act 2000, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
and Holidays Act 2003
are all available via the website.
Details of which versions of legislation are official, and development
s in printed legislation, are available at legislation.govt.nz/news
HR professionals can now access official legislation online via the