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This page lists the core legislation applying to the State sector organisations published on the web page New Zealand's State sector- the organisations. 

Included are amendments to the State Sector, Public Finance, and Crown Entities Acts, which came into force on 18 July 2013.

Legislative amendments 2013

Amendments have been made to the State Sector, Public Finance, and Crown Entities Acts to enable the biggest transformation of the State Sector in a generation. These amendments introduce a broader range of tools to be used by the State Sector to help that transformation happen. 

Use the Contents list on the left of this page to read a summary of each Act, including recent amendments - legislative changes. And the updated/reprinted State Sector Act as at 2013.

Amendment Acts:

State Sector, Public Finance and Crown Entities Acts (updated/reprinted as at 2013):


See also: Transforming the State Sector


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