Chatham Islands Council Amendment Act 2002

Chatham Islands Council Amendment Act 2002

Public Act2002 No 61
Date of assent18 December 2002

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 Persons liable to pay council dues
  • (1) Section 16 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (3), the following subsection:

    • (3A) A person required by notice under subsection (3) to collect council dues on behalf of the Chatham Islands Council—

      • (a) holds the dues collected in trust for the Chatham Islands Council; and

      • (b) must pay those dues into a separate account at a bank.

    (2) Section 16 of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (5), the following subsections:

    • (5A) If a person required by notice under subsection (3) to collect council dues does not pay them to the Chatham Islands Council in accordance with subsection (5), the Chatham Islands Council may—

      • (a) add to the amount owing a penalty of 10% of the amount owing; but

      • (b) remit all or part of a penalty added under paragraph (a).

    • (5B) Subsection (5A) applies only to council dues that are payable 3 months or more after the commencement of the Chatham Islands Council Amendment Act 2002.


Legislative history

12 December 2002Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 198-2), third reading