Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation) Amendment Act 2004

Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation) Amendment Act 2004

Local Act2004 No 2
Date of assent12 August 2004

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation) Amendment Act 2004.

    (2) In this Act, the Act that was previously called the Te Aro Reclamation Act 1879 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Name of principal Act changed
  • (1) After the commencement of this Act, the principal Act is called the Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation) Act 1879.

    (2) The Short Title of the principal Act is consequentially amended by omitting the words Te Aro Reclamation, and substituting the words Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation).

    (3) Every reference in any enactment or in any document to the Te Aro Reclamation Act 1879 is consequentially amended by omitting the words Te Aro Reclamation, and substituting the words Wellington City Council (Te Aro Reclamation).

4 New section 8 substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing sections 8 and 9, and substituting the following section:

    8 Council has power to deal with reclaimed land
    • (1) The Council has the power to deal with any reclaimed land or any part of it, for example, by selling or leasing it.

      (2) The power referred to in subsection (1) must be exercised under, and in accordance with, section 12 of the Local Goverment Act 2002.

      (3) For the purposes of subsection (1), reclaimed land means any land that is reclaimed under this Act.


Legislative history

29 April 2003Introduction (Bill 43-1)
14 May 2003First reading and referral to the Local Government and Environment Committee
10 May 2004Reported from Local Government and Environment Committee (Bill 43-2)
19 May 2004Second reading
23 June 2004Committee of the whole House
4 August 2004Third reading