About the Parliamentary Counsel Office (PCO)
If you have a question that cannot be answered from the information provided below or from the other frequently asked questions (FAQ), please contact us.
What does the PCO do?
Does the PCO give advice about the interpretation or operation of legislation?
How do I find out about jobs at the PCO?
Where can I find the PCO Annual Reports and Statements of Intent?
The PCO is New Zealand's law drafting office. It is responsible for
- drafting most New Zealand legislation
- publishing New Zealand Acts of Parliament and Statutory Regulations, both in hard copy and online on the New Zealand Legislation website.
For more information, see Role of the PCO.
No, the PCO does not give advice to the public about the interpretation or operation of legislation. See How do I get help with understanding or applying a particular Act or set of regulations?
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