This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order does 2 things under the Local Government (Tamaki Makaurau Reorganisation) Act 2009 (the Act) in relation to council-controlled organisations for the Auckland Council. First, it requires the Transition Agency (the entity responsible for overseeing the reorganisation of Auckland local government) to establish the waterfront development council-controlled organisation referred to in section 19B of the Act in accordance with clause 4. Secondly, it directs the Transition Agency to establish 5 council-controlled organisations under section 44 of the Act.
In addition to the requirements of this order, the organisations must be established in a way that complies with Part 5 of the Local Government Act 2002 and, in the case of the organisations established under section 44, any other relevant enactment. Part 5 (sections 55 to 74) and Schedules 8 and 9 of the Local Government Act 2002 specifically deal with council-controlled organisations, including setting out governance and accountability requirements for them. Section 59 sets out the principal objective of a council-controlled organisation. Accordingly, the objectives for the council-controlled organisations to which this order relates must be read in light of that section.
The order comes into force on the day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.
Date of notification in Gazette: 26 August 2010.
This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.