Niue Amendment Act 1970

  • repealed
  • Niue Amendment Act 1970: repealed, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(1) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).

Reprint
as at 20 September 2007

Niue Amendment Act 1970

Public Act1970 No 15
Date of assent19 August 1970
  • Niue Amendment Act 1970: repealed, on 20 September 2007, by section 7(1) of the Niue Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 71).


Note

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.

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


An Act to amend the Niue Act 1966

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Niue Amendment Act 1970, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Niue Act 1966 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

Part 1
Minerals

2 Interpretation
  • In this Part of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Minerals means all minerals, mineral substances, gold, silver, precious metals, ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, bauxite, phosphate, phosphate rock, diatomaceous earth, limestone, marble, coal, bitumen, lignite, precious stones, and petroleum existing in their natural state on or under the surface of any land; and includes any other substance existing in its natural state on or under the surface of any land which the Cabinet of Ministers from time to time, by notice in the Niue Island Gazette, declares to be a mineral for the purpose of this Part of this Act; but does not include—

    • (a) Any coral, common clay, common sand, common gravel, common stone, or common earth; or

    Minerals: the words the Cabinet of Ministers were substituted, as from 19 October 1974, for the words the Resident Commissioner by section 2(2)(c) Niue Amendment Act 1974 (1974 No 43). See regulation 2 Niue Constitution Act Commencement Order 1974 (1974 No 43).

    Petroleum includes any mineral oil or relative hydro-carbon and natural gas existing in its natural condition in strata; but does not include coal, helium, or bituminous shales, or other stratified deposits from which oil can be extracted by destructive distillation.

3 Prospecting for and mining minerals
  • The Niue Assembly may, by Act of the Niue Assembly, make provision for prospecting for and mining minerals (including minerals in the seabed or subsoil of the continental shelf of Niue), for the vesting of any minerals or classes of minerals in the Crown, and for any other like or related purposes.

    The words The Niue Assembly were substituted, as from 19 October 1974, for the words The Niue Island Assembly pursuant to section 2(2)(d) Niue Amendment Act 1974 (1974 No 43).

    The words Act of the Niue Assembly were substituted, as from 19 October 1974, for the word Ordinance pursuant to section 2(2)(e) Niue Amendment Act 1974 (1974 No 43). See regulation 2 Niue Constitution Act Commencement Order 1974 (1974 No 43).

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Part 2
Miscellaneous amendments

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 9 December 1971, by section 18(5) Niue Amendment Act 1971 (1971 No 143).

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10 Resident Commissioner may cultivate land on behalf of owners
  • (1) This subsection substituted a new subsection for subs (4) of s 462 of the principal Act.

    (2) The Schedule to the Niue Amendment Act (No 2) 1968 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing so much thereof as relates to subsection (4) of section 462 of the principal Act.

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15 Public purpose for which land held may be altered or cancelled
16 Adoption orders

Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Niue Amendment Act 1970. It incorporates all the amendments to the Niue Amendment Act 1970 as at 20 September 2007. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see "Making online legislation official" under "Status of legislation on this site" in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint
(most recent first)