Land Amendment Act 1981

Land Amendment Act 1981

Public Act1981 No 44
Date of assent14 October 1981

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Lands.


An Act to amend the Land Act 1948

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 Land Amendment Act 1981, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Land Act 1948 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 New sections substituted
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) This subsection amended section 2 of the principal Act.

    (3) [Repealed]

    (4) [Repealed]

    (5) Unless the context otherwise requires—

    • (a) Every reference to the Assistant Director-General of Lands in any Act, regulation, rule, order, agreement, deed, instrument, application, notice, licence, or other document whatsoever in force at the commencement of the Land Amendment Act 1977; and

    • (b) Every reference to the Deputy Director-General of Lands in any Act, regulation, rule, order, agreement, deed, instrument, application, notice, licence, or other document whatsoever in force at the commencement of this Act,—

    shall, after the commencement of this Act, be read as a reference to a Deputy Director-General.

    (6) Subsections (1) to (5) of section 2 of the Land Amendment Act 1977 are hereby consequentially repealed.

    Subsection 2(1) was repealed, as from 1 April 1987, by section 12 State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 117).

    Subsections 2(3) and (4) were repealed, as from 1 April 1987, by section 12 State-Owned Enterprises Amendment Act 1987 (1987 No 117).

3 Board to consent to dealings with leases or licences
  • (1) 

    (2) 

    (3) 

    (4) Where, before the commencement of this Act, the Board purported to consent to the transfer, sublease, or disposal, of any interest, or any part of any interest, in land subject to a lease or licence,—

    • (a) That consent; and

    • (b) The transfer, sublease, or disposal, concerned; and

    • (d) The continued holding of that interest or part by the person to whom it was transferred, subleased, or disposed of—

    shall be deemed to be and always to have been as valid and effectual as if—

    • (e) The Board had been lawfully entitled to grant that consent; and

    • (f) The person who acquired or obtained that interest or part by virtue of that transfer, sublease, or disposal was, at the time of the transfer, sublease, or disposal, entitled to acquire or obtain that interest or part, and was and continues to be entitled to hold it.

4
  • [Repealed]

    Section 4 was repealed, as from 17 December 1982, by section 4(2)Land Amendment Act 1982 (1982 No 183).