Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Order 2017

2017/89

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Order 2017

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of May 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

This order is made under section 11 of the Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Act 2016—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Building and Construction made after complying with section 11(2) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Order 2017.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on the day after the date on which the order is made.

3 Development scheme approved

The scheme prepared under section 10 of the Riccarton Racecourse Act 2016 and under sections 8 to 10 of the Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Act 2016 and entitled Riccarton Park Racecourse Development Scheme March 2017, and endorsed “Rev04 - 20/04/2017, Ngāi Tahu Property”, is approved.

4 Identification of deed relating to Ngāi Tahu right of first refusal

The deed entitled Deed of Grant of Right of First Refusal and Release of Obligations in Relation to Right of First Refusal that is dated 30 August 2016, and made between Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, the Trustees of the Christchurch Racecourse, and Her Majesty the Queen in right of New Zealand, is identified as the deed referred to in section 10 of the Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Act 2016.

Michael Webster,
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, which comes into force on the day after the date on which it is made, approves a development scheme under the Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Act 2016 (the Development Act). That Act facilitates the expeditious residential development of certain land at Riccarton Racecourse, Christchurch.

Section 13 of the Development Act provides that, as soon as is reasonably practicable after a scheme is approved, the chief executive of the Ministry must publish a copy of the scheme on an Internet site maintained by or on behalf of the Ministry so that it is publicly available, free of charge, at all reasonable times.

The order also identifies the deed relating to the Ngāi Tahu right of first refusal, in accordance with section 11(3) of the Development Act.

The effect of this approval order is set out in section 12 of the Development Act. An agreement between the Crown and the Trustees of the Christchurch Racecourse is formed on the terms set out in the scheme and is effective as from the day after the day on which the order is made.

On the day after the date on which this order is made, the following also come into force:

  • subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Development Act, which provides for the change in status of development land on approval of a development scheme:

  • the rest of the Riccarton Racecourse Act 2016, a local Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 May 2017.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.