Other enactments

446 Relationship with local authority bylaws


This section applies to the following documents:


this Act:


regulations under this Act:


adopted joint food standards:


domestic food standards:


notices under this Act:


directions given by the chief executive under this Act.


If a bylaw made by a local authority is inconsistent with a document,—


the document prevails and the bylaw has no effect to the extent of the inconsistency; and


the local authority must amend or revoke the bylaw to remove the inconsistency.


The local authority need not use the special consultative procedure set out in section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002 to amend or revoke the bylaw to remove the inconsistency, despite anything in that Act.


A local authority must not make a bylaw that is inconsistent with a document.