Local Government Amendment Act 1978

Local Government Amendment Act 1978

Public Act1978 No 43
Date of assent20 October 1978

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Internal Affairs.


An Act to amend the Local Government Act 1974

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 and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Local Government Amendment Act 1978, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Local Government Act 1974 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This section and section 307 of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of this Act) shall come into force on the date on which this Act receives the Governor-General's assent.

    (3) Subsections (2) and (5) of section 312 of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of this Act) shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of June 1978.

    (4) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 1st day of April 1979.

Part 1
New Parts 18 to 22 of principal Act

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Part 2
Miscellaneous provisions

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4 Repeals and savings
  • (1) 

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) The Local Authorities (Prohibiting Liquor in Streets and Roads) Regulations 1975 (SR 1975/268) shall continue in force after the commencement of this Act as if they had been made pursuant to section 343 of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of this Act).

    (4) All other regulations in force at the commencement of this Act pursuant to any enactment repealed by subsection (1) of this section shall continue in force after the commencement of this Act as if they had been made under the corresponding provisions of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of this Act).

    (5) For the purposes of the Acts Interpretation Act 1924—

    • (a) Parts 2 to 17 of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977) shall be deemed to be an Act consolidating the enactments repealed by section 8(1) of that Act:

    • (b) Parts 18 to 22 of the principal Act (as enacted by section 2 of this Act) shall be deemed to be an Act consolidating the enactments repealed by subsection (1) of this section.

    (6) Every reference to any provisions of the Municipal Corporations Act 1954 or the Counties Act 1956 or of any amendment of either of those Acts repealed by this section for which there is a corresponding provision in any Part of the principal Act substituted by section 2 of this Act shall, after the commencement of this Act, be read as a reference to that corresponding provision.

    (7) Every special order made under any enactment repealed by this Act and in force at the commencement of this Act shall continue in force after the commencement of this Act, as if it had been made under the corresponding provision of the principal Act as enacted by section 2 of this Act.

    (8) This subsection amended section 9(22) Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977.

    Subsection (2) was repealed, as from 1 April 1980, by section 9(1) Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).