Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010

  • repealed
  • Canterbury Earthquake Response and Recovery Act 2010: repealed, on 19 April 2011, by section 89(1) of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (2011 No 12).
4 Interpretation
  • (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    appointed commissioner means a commissioner appointed under section 9(d) or 13

    Canterbury earthquake means the earthquake that occurred on 4 September 2010 in Canterbury, and includes all of its aftershocks

    enactment has the same meaning as in section 29 of the Interpretation Act 1999; but, for the purpose of this Act, includes any bylaw or rule made by a territorial authority or regional council

    Environment Canterbury commissioner means a person who is appointed under section 10 or 15 of the Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Act 2010

    Minister means the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

    modify, in relation to a provision or liability, includes disapplying or suspending the provision or liability

    recovery commission means the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Commission established under section 9

    regional council has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

    relevant Minister,—

    • (a) in relation to an enactment other than this Act, means the Minister who is, with the authority of the Prime Minister, for the time being responsible for the administration of the enactment:

    • (b) in relation to a bylaw or rule made by a territorial authority or regional council, the Minister who is, with the authority of the Prime Minister, for the time being responsible for the administration of the Local Government Act 2002

    responsible Ministers means—

    • (a) the Minister for the Environment; and

    • (b) the Minister of Finance; and

    • (c) the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

    territorial authority has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002.

    (2) For the purposes of this Act, the Minister responsible for the administration of an enactment that is or forms part of subordinate legislation is the Minister responsible for the administration of the enactment under whose authority the legislation was made.