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1997 Compilation of the Laws of Tokelau

This collection of the legislation of Tokelau has been prepared at the request of Tokelau for the use of officials of the Government of Tokelau.  The laws presented in this compilation are not a complete collection but a selection of materials the government is likely to use on a regular basis for domestic purposes. 

Compiled in the Law Faculty of the Victoria University of Wellington, for the Government of Tokelau by Professor A H Angelo, Rosemary Gordon, Elisabeth Field, Lomia Gaualofa and Vai Lui.

Title

         

Page

Tokelau Act

1

Tokelau Act 1948

3

Relationship to New Zealand

Law-making power of General Fono

Tokelau Amendment Act 1963

9

Fenuafala Land

Tokelau Amendment Act 1967

10

Tokelau Public Service

Land

Tokelau Amendment Act 1969

21

Legitimacy

Tokelau Amendment Act 1974

22

Devolution

Tokelau Amendment 1976

23

Name Change

Tokelau Amendment Act 1986

26

Courts of Tokelau

Tokelau Amendment Act 1996

30

Preamble on development of self-government

Tokelau Amendment Act 1977

34

TS and EEZ

34

Tai Fakaatunuku ma te HFTK

40

Laws made under the Tokelau Act

Regulations

Tulafono mo Pulepulega 1993

53

Tokelau Administration Regulations 1993

56

Tulafono mo te Fakaliluga Faka Tamafai 1966

58

Tokelau Adoption Regulations 1966

67

Tulafono mo na Takutinoga 1986

69

Tokelau Affidavits and Declarations Regulations 1986

75

Tulafono mo na Manu

77

Tokelau Animals Regulations  1991

83

Tulafono mo te Legitalaga 1969

86

Tokelau Births and Deaths Registration Regulations 1969

107

Tulafono mo te Pihinihi 1989

117

Tokelau Business Restriction Regulations 1989

125

Tokelau Census Regulations 1961

128

Tulafono mo na Komihi o Hukehukega 1991

130

Tokelau Commissions of Inquiry Regulations 1991

141

Tokelau Crimes Regulations 1975

145

Tulafono mo te Tiute 1991

203

Tokelau Customs Regulations 1991

220

Tulafono mo te Tatalaga o na Fakaipoipoga 1987

229

Tokelau Divorce Regulations 1987

245

Tulafono (HFTK) mo na Faigafaiva 1988

255

Tokelau (EEZ) Fishing Regulations 1988

273

Tokelau Finance Regulations 1967

279

Tulafono mo te Femalagaakiga 1991

282

Tokelau Immigration Regulations 1991

303

Tokelau Marine Pollution Regulations 1990

312

Tulafono mo na Fakaipoipoga 1986

313

Tokelau Marriage Regulations 1986

337

Tokelau (New Zealand Laws) Regulations 1969

347

Administration

349

Bills of Exchange

357

Carriers

386

Mercantile Law

389

Sale of Goods

403

Sea Carriage of Goods

419

Tokelau (New Zealand Laws) Regulations 1975

428

Tulafono mo na Lakau 1989

429

Tokelau Plant Regulations 1989

439

Tulafono mo na Leoleo 1989

443

Tokelau Police Regulations 1989

454

Tulafono mo te Falemeli 1991

458

Tokelau Post Office Regulations 1991

496

Tokelau Rhinoceros Beetle Regulations

511

Tulafono Vaka Femalagaaki (Fakahaoga) 1992

513

Tokelau Shipping (Salvage) Regulations 1992

524

Tulafono mo te Tukufakatahiga o na Nuku 1986

528

Tokelau Village Incorporation Regulations 1986

545

Tulafono Tau Nuku O

Atafu

551

Fakaofo

559

Nukunonu

563

General Fono Rules

TELETOK 1996

573

Post Office Amendment 1996

580

TRANSTOK (Interim Board) 1996

581

Copra 1997

583

Income Tax 1997

584

Customs Amendment 1997

585

TELETOK Amendment 1997

586

Administrative Devolution 1997

587

Income Tax Amendment 1997

590

TRANSTOK 1997

591

TRANSTOK 1997 (English)

609

Other Acts

Acts Interpretation

627

Citizenship

642

Citizenship Regulations 1978

657

Decimal Currency

661

Treaties

Treaty of Tokehega

666

Feagaiga o Tokehega

666

Tokelau Tuvalu Memorandum of Understanding

670

Documents of Constitutional Importance

Tulafono o te Fono Fakaatunuku

Standing Orders of the General Fono

675

United Nations De-colonisation Principles

680

UN Charter 73

683

ICCPR Article 1

684

General Assembly Resolution 742

685

General Assembly Resolution 1514

687

General Assembly Resolution 1541

688

Tukuatuga na Paoa

690

Delegation by State Services Commissioner

691

Tukuatuga na Paoa

692

Delegation of Powers by Administrator

693

Letter of Understanding

694

New Zealand Acts in Force in Tokelau

As at 1 September 1997.  *Subsequent amendments to the named Acts are also in force in Tokleau.

Acts Interpretation Act 1924

Carriage by Air Act 1967

Citizenship Act 1977

Citizenship (Western Samoa) Act 1982

Civil Aviation Act 1990

Commonwealth Countries Act 1977

Consular Privileges and Immunities Act 1971

Copyright Act 1994

Decimal Currency Act 1964

Designs Act 1953

Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1968

Geneva Conventions Act 1958

Health Benefits (Reciprocity with Australia) Act 1968

Health Benefits (Reciprocity with the United Kingdom) Act 1982

International Finance Agreements Act 1961

Patents Act 1953

Royal Titles Act 1974

Seal of New Zealand Act 1977

Tokelau Act 1948

Tokelau 1983 Souvenir $5 Coin

Tokelau (Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone) Act 1977

Trade Marks Act 1953

United Nations Act 1946

Visiting Forces Act 1939

 

 


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