Land Transport Act 1998

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178 Regional land transport committees
  • (1) Every regional council must establish a land transport committee under this section for its region.

    (2) Each regional land transport committee consists of suitable persons appointed by the relevant regional council to represent—

    • (a) the objectives of economic development, safety and personal security, public health, access and mobility, and environmental sustainability; and

    • (b) cultural interests; and

    • (c) the council; and

    • (d) other territorial authorities in the region; and

    • (e) the Authority.

    • (f) [Repealed]

    (2A) Each regional council must appoint a sufficient number of persons to represent a balance of the objectives specified in subsection (2)(a).

    (2B) A person appointed with respect to subsection (2)(a) or (b)

    • (a) must be from the wider regional community; and

    • (b) must not be a representative of that council, any other territorial authority in that region, or the Authority.

    (3) The functions of each regional land transport committee are to prepare for approval by the relevant regional council the regional land transport strategy prepared under section 175 for its region.

    (4) The provisions of the Local Government Act 2002 and the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 concerning the meetings of committees of regional councils, so far as they are applicable and with the necessary modifications, apply in respect of meetings of the regional land transport committees.

    (5) This section does not apply to the Chatham Islands Council.

    Compare: 1993 No 88 s 29I

    Subsection (2) was substituted, as from 13 November 2003, by section 90 Land Transport Management Act 2003 (2003 No 118). See sections 108 and 109 of that Act as to the savings provisions relating to regional land transport strategies.

    Subsection (2)(e) was substituted, as from 1 December 2004, by section 10 Land Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 96). See section 12 of that Act for the transitional provisions relating to rules.

    Subsection (2)(f) was repealed, as from 1 December 2004, by section 10 Land Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 96). See section 12 of that Act for the transitional provisions relating to rules.

    Subsections (2A) and (2B) were inserted, as from 1 July 2005, by section 7 Land Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 96).

    Subsection (3) was amended, as from 13 November 2003, by section 90 Land Transport Management Act 2003 (2003 No 118) by omitting the words and the regional programme prepared under section 42F of the Transit New Zealand Act 1989. See sections 108 and 109 of that Act as to the savings provisions relating to regional land transport strategies.

    Subsection (4) was amended, as from 1 July 2003, by section 262 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84) by substituting the words Local Government Act 2002 for the words Local Government Act 1974. See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.