Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016

  • repealed
  • Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016: repealed, on the close of 18 October 2019, by section 7(1) (and see section 7(2)).

Reprint as at 19 October 2019

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Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 20
Date of assent
9 May 2016
see section 2

Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016: repealed, on the close of 18 October 2019, by section 7(1) (and see section 7(2)).


Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.


5Transitional, savings, and related provisions
6Act binds the Crown
7Repeal of this Act
8Relationship between this Act and other legislation applicable to local authorities
9Transitional governing body
10Chairperson and deputy chairperson
11Process for electing members
12Process for appointing members
13Appointments must be in writing and notified
14When members come into office
15When members leave office
16Appointed members may be removed at discretion of responsible Ministers
17Filling of vacancies in office of appointed members
18First meeting of Environment Canterbury during transition period
19Remuneration of members
20Proposed fresh water plan or regional policy statement to which this Part applies
21Meaning of vision and principles of Canterbury Water Management Strategy
22Application of RMA
23Process to apply for applications made after transition day
24Additional criteria for decisions during transition period
25Rights of appeal
26Provisions of RMA applying to appeals under section 25
27Appeal to Court of Appeal
28Environment Canterbury must report to responsible Ministers on management of fresh water
29Governance arrangements if emergency before appointed members take office
30Matters relating to 2019 election
31Amendments to 2010 Act
32Section 3 amended (Purpose)
33Section 4 amended (Interpretation)
34Section 6 replaced (Expiry and repeal)
35Section 17 amended (Term of office)
36Section 23 and cross-heading repealed
37Section 26 amended (Provisions of Local Electoral Act 2001 that do not apply)
38Section 28 repealed (Continuation of committees and delegations)
39Section 35 amended (Notification of moratorium)
40Section 46 amended (Part 9 of RMA does not apply except as otherwise stated)
41Section 55 replaced (Appeal to Court of Appeal)
55Appeal to Court of Appeal
42Section 60 and cross-heading repealed
43Schedule 2 repealed
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: