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Is the Public Trust an official Government body, or a private

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Is the Public Trust an official Government body, or a private corporation?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 2 years ago.
It is a crown entity under the Public Trustee Act 2001. 7AApplication of Crown Entities Act 2004(1)Public Trust is a Crown entity for the purposes of section 7 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.(2)The Crown Entities Act 2004 applies to Public Trust except to the extent that this Act expressly provides otherwise.(3)Sections 28(1), 29, 37, 96, 100, and 104 and Part 4 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 apply as if the reference in each of those provisions or Parts to the “responsible Minister” were replaced by a reference to “the responsible Minister acting with the agreement of the Minister of Finance”.

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