Gas Amendment Act 1997

Gas Amendment Act 1997

Public Act1997 No 46
Date of assent28 July 1997


This Act is administered by the Ministry of Commerce

An Act to amend the Gas Act 1992

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Gas Amendment Act 1997, and is part of the Gas Act 1992 (the principal Act).

2 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting in the definition of the term road, after the words local authority;, the words and also includes a public footpath;.

    (2) This subsection amended s 2(1) of the principal Act by substituting paragraph (a) of the definition of the term road.

3 Information to be supplied to Secretary
  • Section 56(1)(a) of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after the word section, the words , which statements and information must be supplied within 5 working days after the statements and information are first made so available.

4 Reasonable charge may be imposed for providing copies of statements
  • This section inserted s 56A of the principal Act.