Airport Authorities Amendment Act 2000

Airport Authorities Amendment Act 2000

Public Act2000 No 37
Date of assent25 September 2000

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Purpose of Act
4 Powers of Crown and local authorities
  • (1) Section 3A(7) of the principal Act is amended by omitting the word If, and substituting the words Subject to subsection (7A), if.

    (2) Section 3A of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (7), the following subsections:

    • (7A) A local authority cannot transfer to an airport company land that was vested in the local authority under the Reserves Act 1977 (or that is treated by that Act as having been vested in the local authority under that Act) unless—

      • (a) the Minister has given his or her written consent to the local authority transferring the land to the airport company and the local authority has given a copy of that consent to the Registrar-General of Land; or

      • (b) the Chief Surveyor of the land district within which the land is situated has given a written certificate that the vesting of the land in the local authority was not done by the Crown and the local authority has given a copy of that certificate to the Registrar-General of Land.

    • (7B) In considering whether to give consent for the purposes of subsection (7A), the Minister may take into account any matters he or she considers appropriate.

    • (7C) Neither this Act, nor the Reserves Act 1977, limits subsection (7B).


Legislative History

5 October 1999Introduction (Bill 332-1)
22 February 2000First reading and referral to Transport and Industrial Relations Committee
6 July 2000Reported from Transport and Industrial Relations Committee
21 September 2000Second reading, third reading