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Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
Current version for 8 July 2016 to date (accessed 13 December 2017 at 18:20)
Section 18
18   Delegation of powers
(1) 
(a)  The board may from time to time by resolution delegate to the chairperson of the board such of the powers and functions of the board (other than this power of delegation) as may be prescribed by the regulations and as are specified in the resolution.
(b)  Any such delegation:
(i)  may be revoked by the board by resolution,
(ii)  shall not preclude the board from exercising the powers or functions delegated, and
(iii)  may be made either generally or for any particular case or class of cases.
(c)  When acting within the scope of any such delegation to him or her, the chairperson of the board shall be deemed to be the board.
(2) 
(a)  The Minister may delegate to the Secretary, or to any person employed in the Department, any power or function (other than this power of delegation) vested in him or her under this Act.
(b)  Any such delegation:
(i)  shall remain in force notwithstanding that the person who made the delegation has ceased to hold office as Minister,
(ii)  may be revoked by the Minister,
(iii)  shall not preclude the Minister from exercising the powers or functions delegated, and
(iv)  may be made either generally or for any particular case or class of cases.
(c)  Any action by the Secretary or any other person when acting within the scope of any such delegation to him or her, shall be as effective as if the action had been by the Minister in person.