Local Government Act 2002

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  • This version was reprinted on 2 May 2017 to make a correction to section 233 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012 and then to make a correction to Schedule 13A clause 1 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
24 Scope of local government reorganisation

(1)

Local government reorganisation may provide for 1 or more of the following matters:

(a)

the union of districts or regions:

(b)

the constitution of a new district or region, including the constitution of a new local authority for that district or region:

(c)

the abolition of a district or region, including the dissolution or abolition of the local authority for that district or region:

(d)

the alteration of the boundaries of any district or region:

(e)

the transfer of a statutory obligation from one local authority to another:

(f)

the assumption by a territorial authority of the powers of a regional council:

(g)

the establishment of a local board area, including the establishment of a local board for that local board area:

(h)

in relation to a local board, other than a local board established under the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009,—

(i)

the means by which the chairperson is elected; and

(ii)

whether the local board may include appointed members:

(i)

the abolition of a local board area:

(j)

the alteration of the boundaries of a local board area:

(k)

the union of 2 or more local board areas.

(2)

Schedule 3 applies in relation to local government reorganisation.

Section 24: replaced, on 5 December 2012, by section 12 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 93).

Section 24(1)(g): inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).

Section 24(1)(h): inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).

Section 24(1)(i): inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).

Section 24(1)(j): inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).

Section 24(1)(k): inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).