26 Report of Ministerial review of rating practice in relation to educational establishments

A report complies with this section if—

(a)

the report is made by the Minister; and

(b)

the report reviews the practice of local authorities, in relation to not fewer than 2 consecutive financial years,—

(i)

in assessing rates for sewage disposal under section 9 in relation to the land referred to in clause 6(a) or (b) of Part 1 of Schedule 1; and

(ii)

in remitting those rates; and

(c)

in preparing the report, the Minister has consulted—

(i)

the Minister responsible for the administration of Part 8 of the Education Act 1989; and

(ii)

New Zealand Local Government Association Incorporated; and

(iii)

any other organisations that the Minister considers have a particular interest in the review; and

(d)

the report is presented to Parliament by the Minister.

Section 26(b): amended, on 22 October 2003, by section 4(1) of the Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 83).

Section 26(c)(i): amended, on 22 October 2003, by section 4(2) of the Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 83).