National Parks Amendment Act 2001

National Parks Amendment Act 2001

Public Act2001 No 73
Date of assent26 September 2001


This Act is administered in the Department of Conservation.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the National Parks Amendment Act 2001.

    (2) In this Act, the National Parks Act 1980 is called the principal Act.

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

3 Existing national parks
  • Section 6 of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (4) By virtue of Order in Council dated 3 April 2000 (Gazette 1 June 2000, p 1281), Urewera National Park is now called Te Urewera National Park.

Legislative history

20 September 2001Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 97-2), third reading
26 September 2001Royal assent