Affordable Housing: Enabling Territorial Authorities Act Repeal Act 2010

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Affordable Housing: Enabling Territorial Authorities Act Repeal Act 2010

Public Act2010 No 101
Date of assent5 August 2010
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Affordable Housing: Enabling Territorial Authorities Act Repeal Act 2010.

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

Repeal of Affordable Housing: Enabling Territorial Authorities Act 2008

3 Repeal of Affordable Housing: Enabling Territorial Authorities Act 2008
4 Amendment to Building Act 2004
  • (1) This section amends the Building Act 2004.

    (2) Section 49(2) is amended by—

    • (a) omitting ; and from paragraph (b); and

    • (b) repealing paragraph (c).

5 Amendments to Goods and Services Tax Act 1985
6 Amendment to Housing Corporation Act 1974
7 Amendment to Local Government Act 2002

Amendment to Property Law Act 2007

8 Amendment to Property Law Act 2007
  • (1) This section amends the Property Law Act 2007.

    (2) The following section is inserted after section 277:

    277A Certain covenants void
    • (1) A covenant concerning land is void if a principal purpose of the covenant is to stop the land being used for housing for—

      • (a) people on low incomes; or

      • (b) people with special housing needs; or

      • (c) people whose disabilities mean that they need support or supervision in their housing.

      (2) Without limiting the covenants that are void under subsection (1), covenants to the following effect are void:

      • (a) a covenant that the transferee will not directly or indirectly convey the land to Housing New Zealand Corporation, any other central or local government body, or a private body that may facilitate the occupation of housing on the land by people selected by the corporation or the body:

      • (b) a covenant that the transferee will not directly or indirectly convey the land to Housing New Zealand Corporation, a subsidiary company of Housing New Zealand Corporation, any other central or local government body, or a private body that provides housing to tenants on a subsidised basis:

      • (c) a covenant that the transferee will not directly or indirectly convey the land to a central or local government body or a private body for the purposes of public or institutional housing.

      (3) This section applies only to covenants entered into on or after the day on which this section comes into force.

      Compare: 2008 No 67 ss 30, 34.


Legislative history

29 July 2010Divided from Infrastructure Bill (Bill 63–2) by committee of the whole House as Bill 63–3D
3 August 2010Third reading
5 August 2010Royal assent

This Act is administered by Housing New Zealand Corporation.