Legal Profession Act 2004 No 112
692 Staff of Commissioner
(1) Persons may be employed in the Public Service under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 to enable the Commissioner to exercise his or her functions.
Note. Section 59 of the Government Sector Employment Act 2013 provides that the persons so employed (or whose services the Commissioner makes use of) may be referred to as officers or employees, or members of staff, of the Commissioner. Section 47A of the Constitution Act 1902 precludes the Commissioner from employing staff.
(3) The Commissioner may arrange for the use of the services of any staff (by secondment or otherwise) or facilities of a government agency or other public authority. Any staff of whose services the Commissioner makes use is taken to be staff of the Commissioner for the purposes of this Act.
(4) The Commissioner may, with the approval of the Attorney General, engage consultants or other persons for the purpose of getting assistance.