Policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings

Heading: amended, on 1 July 2017, by section 22 of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).

131 Territorial authority must adopt policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings

(1)

A territorial authority must, within 18 months after the commencement of this section, adopt a policy on dangerous and insanitary buildings within its district.

(2)

The policy must state—

(a)

the approach that the territorial authority will take in performing its functions under this Part; and

(b)

the territorial authority’s priorities in performing those functions; and

(c)

how the policy will apply to heritage buildings.

Section 131 heading: amended, on 1 July 2017, by section 23(1) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).

Section 131(1): amended, on 1 July 2017, by section 23(2) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).