Hutt Valley Drainage Amendment Act 1971

Hutt Valley Drainage Amendment Act 1971

Local Act1971 No 4
Date of assent20 August 1971

An Act to amend the Hutt Valley Drainage Act 1967

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of New Zealand in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Hutt Valley Drainage Amendment Act 1971, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Hutt Valley Drainage Act 1967 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Members of Board
  • (1) This subsection substituted s 6(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) This section shall come into force on the 9th day of October 1971.

3 New sections substituted
  • This section substituted s 7, inserted s 7A, and substituted s 8 of the principal Act.

4 Chairman's allowance
  • (1) Section 14 of the principal Act (as amended by section 7 (1) of the Decimal Currency Act 1964) is hereby amended by omitting from subsection (1) the words five hundred dollars, and substituting the expression $700.

    (2) Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1) of section 14 of the principal Act (as amended by subsection (1) of this section), the allowance of the Chairman of the Board who is in office at the date of the passing of this Act may, by resolution of the Board passed within 6 months after that date, be increased once during his term of office from a date to be specified in the resolution, being a date not earlier than the 1st day of March 1971.

5 Remuneration of members
  • Section 18 of the principal Act (as amended by section 7 (1) of the Decimal Currency Act 1964) is hereby amended—

    • (a) By omitting from subsection (2) the words three dollars in both places where they appear, and substituting in each case the expression $5:

    • (b) By omitting from the first proviso to subsection (2) the words one hundred and fifty-six dollars, and substituting the expression $260.