Forest and Rural Fires Amendment Act 1990

  • repealed
  • Forest and Rural Fires Amendment Act 1990: repealed, on 1 July 2017, pursuant to section 195(b) of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (2017 No 17).

Reprint as at 1 July 2017

Forest and Rural Fires Amendment Act 1990

Public Act
 
1990 No 137
Date of assent
 
21 December 1990
 

Forest and Rural Fires Amendment Act 1990: repealed, on 1 July 2017, pursuant to section 195(b) of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (2017 No 17).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.

Contents

Title
1Short Title and commencement
2Interpretation
3Repeal of sections relating to delegation of powers
4New sections substituted
5Fire Authority in rural fire districts
6Rural fire committees
7Fire Authority’s powers in areas of urban vegetation
8Fire Authority in territorial areas
9Duties of Fire Authorities
10Joint, etc, exercise of statutory control powers
11Supply of apparatus and fire fighting services
12Forest areas
13Obligations of Rural Fire Authorities and National Rural Fire Authority in respect of fire control measures
14Fire control measures
15Prohibition of fires during extreme fire hazard
16Prohibition of certain operations during period of fire hazard
17Restricted or prohibited fire seasons
18Appeal from notice to make firebreak or escape route or remove combustible material
19Regulations may require maintenance of fire fighting equipment by rural fire committees
20Maintenance of apparatus by persons cutting timber
21Requisition by Fire Officer of assistance to extinguish fires
22Regional fire emergency
23Levy for costs of fire fighting in districts other than State areas
24Appeals against levies and determinations
25Payment of fire control costs following regional fire emergency
26Appeal against apportionment of fire fighting costs in regional fire emergency
27Fire Authority may borrow money
28New sections substituted
29Inquiries as to fires
30Repeal of provisions relating to annual levy on fire authorities
31Notices
32New sections substituted
33Annual report
34Regulations
35Reserve powers of Ministry of Forestry
36Repeals
37Transitional provisions in relation to documents, etc
38Validation
Reprint notes

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows: