Local Government (Millennium Events) Amendment Act 1999

Local Government (Millennium Events) Amendment Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 109
Date of assent9 September 1999

An Act to amend The Local Government Act 1974

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

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Local Government (Millennium Events) Amendment Act 1999, and is part of The Local Government Act 1974.

    (2) This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

2 Expiry
  • This Act expires on the close of 31 March 2000.

3 Interpretation
  • In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    District plan has the same meaning as in The Resource Management Act 1991

    Event includes—

    • (a) A public performance involving the gathering of people for a concert or other entertainment:

    • (b) A meeting, parade, sporting event, exhibition, filming, or festival:

    • (c) A fair, market, or other gathering of people for the sale and purchase of goods:

    • (d) The provision of parking for vehicles of persons attending or associated with an event:

    • (e) The erection or removal of structures that are part of, or associated with, an event:

    Millennium event means an event—

    • (a) The sole or principal purpose of which is to celebrate the beginning of the next millennium on 1 January 2000; and

    • (b) That is to take place during the period beginning on 24 December 1999 and ending with the close of 10 January 2000.

4 Specifying or amending provisions of district plans or draft district plans in relation to millennium events
  • (1) The Governor-General may by Order in Council, made on the recommendation of the Minister, specify or amend, in relation to a millennium event, 1 or more provisions of a district plan or draft district plan notified under The Resource Management Act 1991.

    (2) The Minister may make a recommendation under subsection (1) only if the Minister is satisfied that it is reasonable to do so, having regard to—

    • (a) The nature and significance of the event; and

    • (b) The likely impacts of the event; and

    • (c) The nature and purpose of the provisions of the district plan or draft district plan proposed to be specified or amended; and

    • (d) Any other matter that the Minister considers relevant.

    (3) The provisions of a district plan or draft district plan as specified or amended under this section have full force and effect in relation to the millennium event concerned.

    (4) This section applies despite any other Act or rule of law.

5 Certain provisions of Auckland District Scheme, Auckland District Plan: Isthmus Section, and Auckland District Plan: Central Area Section to have full force and effect in relation to millennium events
  • (1) The provisions specified in subsection (2) have full force and effect in relation to millennium events.

    (2) The provisions are—

    • (a) Rule 2.12(b) of The Operative Auckland District Scheme 1991:

    • (b) Rule 4A.1.C of the Auckland District Plan: Isthmus Section as notified on 1 July 1993:

    • (c) Rule 15.5.1.3(b) of the proposed Auckland District Plan: Central Area Section as notified on 7 October 1997.

    (3) This section applies despite any other Act or rule of law.