Land Transport Act 1998

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179 Consultation requirements for preparation of regional land transport strategies
  • (1) When preparing a regional land transport strategy, a regional council must consult—

    • (a) [Repealed]

    • (b) Transit; and

    • (c) the Authority; and

    • (d) the Commissioner; and

    • (e) the territorial authorities in the region; and

    • (f) the adjoining regional councils and territorial authorities; and

    • (g) the Historic Places Trust of New Zealand; and

    • (h) land transport users and providers; and

    • (i) the public in the region; and

    • (j) the district health boards in the region; and

    • (k) every affected approved public organisation in the region; and

    • (l) affected communities; and

    • (m) Maori of the region; and

    • (n) the Accident Compensation Corporation.

    (2) In carrying out the consultation required by subsection (1), a regional council must use the special consultative procedure under section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002.

    (3) Section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002 applies for the purposes of this section with the necessary modifications.

    (4) A regional council need not consult any organisation or person referred to in subsection (1) about any matter if it has already consulted that organisation or person about the matter in the course of preparing its current long-term council community plan in accordance with the Local Government Act 2002.

    (5) A regional council that is preparing a regional land transport strategy may require from any territorial authority within its region such information as the council considers it requires in order to properly perform its functions under this Act in relation to that strategy, and the territorial authority must promptly comply with that requirement.

    Section 179 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    Subsection (1)(a) was repealed, as from 1 December 2004, by section 11(1)(c) Land Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 96). See section 12 of that Act for the transitional provisions relating to rules.