Unit Titles Act 2010 Commencement Order 2011

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Unit Titles Act 2010 Commencement Order 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of May 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Unit Titles Act 2010, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the Unit Titles Act 2010 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of Unit Titles Act 2010

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings the Unit Titles Act 2010 (the Act) into force on 20 June 2011. The Act replaces the Unit Titles Act 1972. The purpose of the Act is to provide a legal framework for the ownership and management of land and associated buildings and facilities on a socially and economically sustainable basis by communities of individual owners and, in particular,—

  • to allow for the subdivision of land and buildings into unit title developments; and

  • to create bodies corporate to operate and manage unit title developments; and

  • to establish a flexible and responsive regime for the governance of unit title developments; and

  • to protect the integrity of the development as a whole.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 May 2011.

This order is administered by the Department of Building and Housing.