(1) The Minister is the territorial authority for any part of New Zealand that does not form part of the district of a territorial authority.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to—
(a) the territorial sea; or
(b) the Kermadec Islands, the Snares Islands, the Bounty Islands, the Antipodes Islands, the Auckland Islands, Campbell Island, and the islands adjacent to Campbell Island.
Compare: 1974 No 66 s 37R