Discussion document for insolvency practitioners accredited bodies

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Submissions due: 07 February 2020, 5pm

Public consultation is now open on the discussion document for implementation of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act 2019: Proposed standards, conditions & policies for accredited bodies.

This discussion document includes proposals under the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act to:

  • Prescribe minimum standards for the accreditation of bodies
  • Set standard conditions for the accreditation of bodies
  • Make policies for the modification of conditions for accredited bodies
  • Make policies for the accreditation process
  • Make directions for annual reports and confirmations by accredited bodies

Once the Registrar has considered submissions, the final documents will be published by the Registrar on the Companies Office website. Certain documents will be made official by notice in the Gazette.

How to make a submission

You can make a submission using this submission form and either:


  • print it and mail your submission to:
    Anna Gibb
    Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act Consultation
    Market Services
    Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment
    PO Box 1473
    Wellington 6140
    New Zealand

Your submission may respond to any or all of the issues in this paper, or raise issues not covered in the paper. Where possible, please include evidence to support your views, for example references to independent research, facts and figures, or relevant examples.

For further information visit the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act webpage on the the Companies Office website.

If you have any questions about the submissions process, contact us at practitioners@companies.govt.nz

Last updated: 17 December 2019