(1) A proposal seeking the constitution of a community by means of a resolution must be—
(2) If a territorial authority has considered a proposal, it must—
(3) If a territorial authority has resolved to give effect to a proposal and to invite public submissions on it, it must give public notice of the intended resolution, and a copy of the proposal and a copy of the plan showing the boundaries of the proposed community must be prepared and deposited in the principal office of the territorial authority and in any other place or places that it considers necessary.
(4) Each proposal and associated plan must be open for inspection by the public without fee for a period of 28 days following public notice of the proposal, and public notice must be given of the times and places where the proposal and plan are available.
(5) A person or group of persons may make a written submission on the proposal within that period of 28 days or any further period that the territorial authority may allow, and each submission must be considered by the territorial authority, which must resolve to—
Compare: 1974 No 66 s 101ZK
Schedule 6 clause 5(1)(b): amended, on 7 July 2004, by section 25 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 63).