(1) The territorial authority of each district in which an activity is to be undertaken or a facility constructed for or in relation to the Rugby World Cup 2011 must ensure that—
(a) provision is made for premises for the Authority, as needed, and for the secretarial, recording, accounting, administrative, and technical facilities and services that are necessary to enable the Authority to carry out its functions; and
(b) an administrative secretariat is established for the support of the Authority in exercising its functions in, or in relation to, a district.
(2) The obligations under subsection (1) are in addition to the powers of a territorial authority under the Local Government Act 2002.
(3) An administrative secretariat comprises advisory and administrative staff employed by, or acting under delegation from, the chief executive of the territorial authority for the purpose of undertaking the functions of the administrative secretariat.
(4) The functions of an administrative secretariat are—
(a) to receive and register applications under Parts 3 and 5; and
(b) to forward applications to the Authority and to the relevant statutory person or body not later than the next working day after they are lodged with the administrative secretariat; and
(c) to provide advice to the Authority, in accordance with its requirements, for matters relevant to any determinations of the Authority; and
(d) to act on the instructions that the Authority gives in carrying out its functions under this Act, including undertaking the preparation of reports required by the Authority, whether or not those reports would, but for this Act, be the responsibility of another statutory person or body; and
(e) to determine, in accordance with regulations and in consultation with the chairperson of the Authority, the amount of any deposit to be paid in relation to each application made under Part 3, 4, or 5; and
(f) to receive and hold any bond required by the Authority, and refund or use the bond in accordance with any directions of the Authority; and
(g) to perform any other functions for the support of the Authority that the chairperson of the Authority requests of the chief executive of the relevant territorial authority.