(1) Every lease made under section 154 of the Harbours Act 1950 and in force immediately before the date of commencement of this Act shall, notwithstanding the amendment of that Act by this Act, continue in force after the date of commencement of this Act on the same conditions and with the same effect as if this Act had not been enacted; and all the provisions of that Act relating to any such lease or licence or conferring or imposing any right, power, privilege, function, duty, or liability on any party to any such lease or licence shall continue to apply in respect of that lease or licence accordingly.
(2) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Act, section 124 shall apply to any lease described in subsection (1) when that lease is due to expire as if every reference in that section to a resource consent or an original resource consent were a reference to that lease.
(3) Except as provided in section 384(1)—
shall, notwithstanding the amendment of that Act by this Act, continue in force after the date of commencement of this Act on the same conditions and with the same effect as if that Act had not been so amended.
(4) This section applies subject to section 12 of the Aquaculture Reform (Repeals and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004.
Section 425(3)(c): amended, on 7 July 1993, by section 203 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 65).
Section 425(4): added, on 1 January 2005, by section 31 of the Resource Management Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 103).