Reprint as at 12 November 2018

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Hutt Valley Drainage Act 1967

Local Act
1967 No 3
Date of assent
4 July 1967
4 July 1967

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.


1Short Title
3Hutt Valley Drainage District
4Alteration of boundaries
5Hutt Valley Drainage Board
6Members of Board
7Appointment of members
7AReview or representation
8Term of office of members
9Insurance of Board members
11Filling of extraordinary vacancies
12Ouster of office
13Chairman of Board
14Chairman’s allowance [Repealed]
16Meetings of Board
17Proceedings not invalid by irregularities, etc
18Allowances to members
19Rules as to proceedings of Board or committees, etc
21Officers and employees
22Acting officers
23Power to acquire land and erect dwellings for employees
24General duty of Board
25Control and construction of main sewerage works
26Construction of main sewers, etc
27Restrictions on discharge of sewage into Wellington Harbour
28Protection of sewer and works
29Diversions, etc, of sewers
30General powers of Board
31Compensation for land taken or damaged
32Powers of contributing authorities to connect sewers
33Works to be efficiently done
34Connection of sewer in different districts
35Reticulation work
37Surface-water drains
38Discharge of trade wastes into sewers
39Information to be supplied to Board
40Exemption from requirement to discharge trade wastes through main sewer
41Trade wastes drains
42Treatment of trade wastes
43Treatment and disposal of noxious matters
44Treatment of petroleum, etc
45Appeals against Board’s decisions concerning trade wastes
46Inspection and sampling
47General bylaws
48Trade wastes bylaws
49Form of making bylaws
50Government works not to be interfered with
51Abatement of nuisances created by Board
52Commencement of actions not to stop works
53Penalty for damaging sewer or drain
54Entry on premises for inspection
55Contracts for works
56Cooperative contracts
57Annual estimate of proposed expenditure
58Contributions by contributing authorities
59Assessment of contributions
60Calculation of assessments
61Appeal against estimate or assessment
62Jurisdiction of District Court
63Production of documents to be evidence
64Payment of assessments
65Powers of contributing authorities in respect of payment
66Powers of Board to recover contributions in case of default
67Reserve funds for replacement, etc
68Superannuation and other benefits for employees
69Unauthorised expenditure
70Borrowing powers
71Money to be paid into bank
73Accounts to be open to inspection
74Accounts to be kept in accordance with requirements of Auditor-General
75Preparation of accounts
76Audit of accounts
77Abstract of accounts
78Board may establish imprest account
79Recovery of fines
80Liability for rates
82Governor-General may extend time fixed by Act for exercising powers, etc
84Service of notices, etc
85Service of legal proceedings on Board
86Authentication of documents by Board
87Certain enactments not affected
88Repeals and savings
Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend the Hutt Valley Drainage Act 1948 and its amendments