Nelson Waterworks Act 1863

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

Nelson Waterworks Act 1863

Provincial Act1
Date of assent7 August 1863
  • References to the Parliament of New Zealand were substituted for references to the General Assembly of New Zealand by section 29(2) Constitution Act 1986.

  • References in this Act to decimal currency were substituted for references to the former currency by section 7 Decimal Currency Act 1964 (1964 No 27).

  • References to a District Court Judge were substituted for references to a Magistrate pursuant to section 18(2) District Courts Amendment Act 1979.


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

An Act to make provision for the making and maintaining waterworks for supplying the City of Nelson with water

  • Preamble

    Whereas it is expedient that waterworks should be constructed for the purpose of providing the City of Nelson with a constant supply of water.