Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management   (ABFZ) Te Rakau Whakamarumaru
1959 - 2019


GENERAL


The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management was the agency that provided the central government response to large scale civil defence emergencies that were beyond the capacity of local authorities within New Zealand.


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ALSO KNOWN AS

name year
Ministry for Emergency Management, Head Office
Ministry of Civil Defence, Head Office


Location : Wellington


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Civil Defence Act 1962
ABOLISHED BY
  • State Sector Act 1988
RELEVANT LEGISLATION
  • Accident Insurance Act 1998
  • Biosecurity Act 1993
  • Broadcasting Act 1989
  • Building Act 1991
  • Cabinet Government Administration and Expenditure Review Committee - Minute of Decision - Delivering Better Responses to Emergencies: National Structures (GOV-19-MIN-0017)
  • Chatham Islands Council Act 1995
  • Civil Defence Act 1962
  • Civil Defence Act 1983
  • Civil Defence and Emergency Management Amendment Act 2016
  • Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002
  • Civil Defence Emergency Management Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/89)
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Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 4
Date Approved: 14/04/2020