Historic Places Amendment Act 2008


Historic Places Amendment Act 2008

Public Act2008 No 12
Date of assent26 March 2008
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Historic Places Amendment Act 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
4 New section 43A inserted
  • The following section is inserted after section 43:

    43A Extraordinary vacancies
    • (1) An extraordinary vacancy occurs if an elected member of the Board—

      • (a) dies while in office; or

      • (b) resigns his or her office; or

      • (c) is removed from office.

      (2) If an extraordinary vacancy occurs, it must be filled in the same manner as that of the person whose office has become vacant.

      (3) A person who is elected to fill an extraordinary vacancy may hold office for the remainder of the term for which the vacating member of the Board was to hold office.

      (4) This section does not apply if the extraordinary vacancy occurs within 12 months of the expiry of the term of office for the vacating member of the Board.

5 Other offences
  • Section 104(d) is amended by omitting and destroys and substituting or destroys.

Legislative history

13 March 2008Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 147–1) by committee of the whole House, third reading
26 March 2008Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.