Parliamentary Counsel Office (New Zealand)

The Parliamentary Counsel Office (PCO; Māori: Te Tari Tohutohu Pāremata) is New Zealand's law drafting office. It drafts New Zealand Government Bills (except Inland Revenue Bills) and Legislative Instruments. It publishes all New Zealand Bills, Acts, and Legislative Instruments in print and on the New Zealand Legislation website.

Parliamentary Counsel Office
Te Tari Tohutohu Pāremata
Agency overview
Annual budgetTotal budget for 2019/20[1]
Vote Parliamentary Counsel
$23,253,000
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Fiona Leonard, Chief Parliamentary Counsel
Websitehttp://www.pco.govt.nz/