Subpart 8—Miscellaneous responsibilities

Chief executive must keep registers

273 Chief executive must keep registers

(1)

The chief executive must establish and maintain the following registers:

(aaa)

a register of national multiple-use approvals:

(aab)

a register of earthquake-prone buildings for the purposes of subpart 6A of Part 2 (the EPB register):

(a)

a register of building consent authorities for the purposes of section 191:

(b)
[Repealed]

(c)

a register of accredited dam owners notified to the chief executive under section 260:

(d)

a register of accredited product certification bodies notified to the chief executive under section 267:

(e)

a register of certified building methods or products notified to the chief executive under section 272.

(2)

The chief executive must—

(a)

make each register available for public inspection, without fee, at reasonable hours at the head office of the Ministry; and

(b)

supply to any person, on request and on payment of a reasonable charge, a copy of each register or part of each register.

(3)

Each register may be kept—

(a)

as an electronic register (for example, on the Ministry’s website); or

(b)

in any other manner that the chief executive thinks fit.

(3A)

The EPB register must be kept in a manner that enables territorial authorities, as well as the chief executive, to record and update information in the register.

(4)

Each register must be operated at all reasonable times unless—

(a)

the chief executive suspends the operation of the register, in whole or in part, in accordance with subsection (5); or

(b)

otherwise provided in regulations made under section 402.

(5)

The chief executive may refuse access to a register or otherwise suspend the operation of the register, in whole or in part, if the chief executive considers that it is not practical to provide access to the register.

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 53(1)

Section 273(1)(aaa): inserted, on 1 February 2010, by section 27 of the Building Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 25).

Section 273(1)(aab): inserted, on 1 July 2017, by section 34(1) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).

Section 273(1)(b): repealed, on 14 April 2005, by section 20(1) of the Building Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 31).

Section 273(3A): inserted, on 1 July 2017, by section 34(2) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).