Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013

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Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 65
Date of assent3 September 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 45 amended (Interpretation)
  • After section 45(1), insert:

    • (1A) Despite subsection (1), meeting, in relation to a local authority that is a board of inquiry or special tribunal given authority to conduct hearings under section 149J or 202 of the Resource Management Act 1991, is limited to any hearing that the board or tribunal holds under section 149L or 206 of that Act.

5 New section 45A inserted (Application of this Part to certain local authorities)
  • After section 45, insert:

    45A Application of this Part to certain local authorities
    • The only provisions of this Part that apply to the following local authorities are sections 48 and 53:

      • (a) a board of inquiry given authority to conduct hearings under section 149J of the Resource Management Act 1991; and

      • (b) a special tribunal given authority to conduct hearings under section 202 of the Resource Management Act 1991.

6 New section 59 inserted (Transitional provisions for amendments made on or after commencement of Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013)
  • After section 58, insert:

    59 Transitional provisions for amendments made on or after commencement of Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013
    • (1) The transitional provisions set out in Schedule 6 have effect for the purposes of this Act.

      (2) The provisions relate to amendments made to this Act on or after the commencement of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013.

7 New Schedule 6 inserted

Schedule
New Schedule 6 of Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

s 7

Schedule 6
Transitional provisions for amendments made on or after commencement of Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013

s 59

1 Interpretation
  • In this schedule, amendment Act means the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Amendment Act 2013, which amends this Act.

2 Application of amendments to boards of inquiry and special tribunals
  • The amendments made by the amendment Act apply to a board of inquiry appointed under section 149J of the Resource Management Act 1991, or to a special tribunal appointed under section 202 of that Act, whether appointed before or after the commencement of the amendments.


Legislative history

27 August 2013Divided from Resource Management Reform Bill (Bill 93–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
3 September 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.