National Parks Amendment Act 2010


National Parks Amendment Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 73
Date of assent6 July 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the National Parks Amendment Act 2010.

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 Interpretation
  • Section 2 is amended by repealing the definition of foreshore and substituting the following definition:

    foreshore means any land covered and uncovered by the flow and ebb of the tide at mean spring tides.

5 New section 51A inserted
  • The following section is inserted after section 51:

    51A Other activities in parks
    • (1) The Minister may do, or authorise a person to do, any thing that the Minister considers appropriate for the proper and beneficial management, administration, and control of a park.

      (2) If there is a management plan for the park, the Minister must not do, or authorise a person to do, any thing that is inconsistent with the management plan.

      (3) If the Minister authorises a person to do any thing, the Minister may impose any terms and conditions the Minister considers appropriate in the circumstances, including a condition requiring the payment of fees.

Legislative history

29 June 2010Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill by committee of the whole House, third reading
6 July 2010Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Conservation.