Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 2000

Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 2000

Public Act2000 No 84
Date of assent14 November 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 Official charts
  • Section 31 of the principal Act is amended by repealing subsections (1) and (2), and substituting the following subsections:

    • (1) For the purposes of this Act, in any proceedings in any court, the line of low water for any area depicted on the charts comprising the Territorial Limits Chart Folio held by Land Information New Zealand is sufficient evidence of the line of the low-water mark for that area.

    • (2) For the purposes of this Act, in any proceedings in any court, a certificate purporting to be signed by the chief executive of Land Information New Zealand that any specified chart is a chart referred to in subsection (1) is admissible as evidence of the matters stated in the certificate.


Legislative history

9 November 2000Divided from the Statutes Amendment Bill (No 7) as reported from the Justice and Electoral Committee (Bill 334-A2), third reading