Supplementary Order Paper No 165

No 165

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3)


Proposed amendments

Hon Chester Borrows, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 56

Delete clause 56 (lines 10 to 13 on page 16).

Clause 61

Delete clause 61 (lines 7 to 11 on page 17).

New Parts 12A and 12B

After Part 12 (after line 17 on page 17), insert:

Part 12A
New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008

62A Principal Act amended
  • This Part amends the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008.

62B Interpretation
  • (1) Section 4 is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    alternative official geographic names means any 2 or more alternative official geographic names for the same geographic feature or Crown protected area.

    (2) Paragraph (a)(i) of the definition of official geographic name in section 4 is amended by omitting by the Board and substituting under this Act.

    (3) Paragraph (b) of the definition of official geographic name in section 4 is amended by adding ; and and also by adding the following subparagraph:

    • (iv) alternative official geographic names.

62C New heading and section 31A inserted
  • The following heading and section are inserted after section 31:

    Requirement to notify Board if name discontinued

    31A Requirement to notify Board if name of Crown protected area discontinued
    • (1) The Minister of Conservation must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, notify the Board if the name assigned to a Crown protected area in accordance with this subpart is discontinued—

      • (a)  because the area—

        • (i) has ceased to be a Crown protected area; or

        • (ii) has been included in another Crown protected area; or

      • (b) for any other reason.

      (2) On receipt of notification under subsection (1), the Board must remove the name of the Crown protected area from the list of official geographic names in the Gazetteer.

62D Official geographic names must be used
  • Section 32 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (1):

    • (1A) If 2 or more alternative official geographic names exist for the same geographic feature or Crown protected area, the use of any 1 of those names, or all of those names, is sufficient to comply with subsection (1).

Part 12B
Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012

62E Principal Act amended
  • This Part amends the Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012.

62F Submissions
  • Section 28(5) is amended by omitting 27(1)(b)(ii) and substituting 27(1)(b).

62G Disposal by the Crown under certain legislation
  • Section 111(b) is amended by omitting . and substituting ; or.

62H Election by trustee to be Maori authority
  • Section 152(1) is amended by omitting 151(5) and substituting 151(6).

62I Schedule 3 amended
  • The item relating to Pukeamaru in Part 2 of Schedule 3 is amended by inserting in the second column Section I Block XI, after Block X,.

New Part 15A

After Part 15 (after line 19 on page 21), insert:

Part 15A
Te Roroa Claims Settlement Act 2008

78A Principal Act amended
  • This Part amends the Te Roroa Claims Settlement Act 2008.

78B Transfer of Coastal strip: north of Omamari
  • Section 101 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

    • (2A) Subsection (2) applies only to the extent that the marginal strip lies immediately adjacent to the coastline of the Coastal strip: north of Omamari.

78C Transfer of Coastal strip: south of Omamari
  • Section 102 is amended by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

    • (2A) Subsection (2) applies only to the extent that the marginal strip lies immediately adjacent to the coastline of the Coastal strip: south of Omamari.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper makes amendments to the Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3).

Clause 56 is removed. This clause amends the definition of development contribution in section 197 of the Local Government Act 2002. This amendment is no longer required.

Clause 61 is removed. This clause amends section 12 of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010, which relates to a moratorium on the sale of certain property of the Auckland Council. This amendment is no longer relevant, being related to a point in time that has passed.

New Part 12A is inserted, which amends the New Zealand Geographic Board (Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa) Act 2008 (the Act). The substantive amendments to that Act are in new clauses 62B to 62D.

New clause 62B amends section 4 of the Act, which is an interpretation provision. The amendments—

  • insert a definition of alternative official geographic names; and

  • provide that the definition of official geographic name includes any alternative official geographic name for the same geographic feature or Crown protected area.

New clause 62C inserts new section 31A into the Act, which requires the Minister of Conservation to notify the Board if the name assigned to a Crown protected area under subpart 3 of Part 2 of the Act is discontinued. New section 31A(2) provides that if the Board receives notice of the discontinuation of a name for a Crown protected area it must remove the name for that area from the list of official geographic names in the Gazetteer.

New clause 62D amends section 32 of the Act, which requires official geographic names to be used in official documents, to clarify that, if 2 or more alternative official geographic names exist for the same geographic feature or Crown protected area, the use of any 1 of those names, or all of those names, is sufficient for the purposes of section 32.

New Part 12B is inserted, which amends the Ngati Porou Claims Settlement Act 2012 to correct minor typographical errors in sections 28, 111, and 152 of that Act and to correct an error in the land description of 1 cultural redress property in Part 2 of Schedule 3 of that Act, to enable the transfer of Pukeamaru.

New Part 15A is inserted, which amends the Te Roroa Claims Settlement Act 2008 to provide that in the transfer of the coastal strips north and south of Omamari, the increase in width of the marginal strip applies only at the coastal margin and not to any other water bodies within the defined areas. This amendment is necessary to enable, in accordance with the intention of the Te Roroa deed of settlement, the transfer of the areas defined as the Coastal strip: north of Omamari and the Coastal strip: south of Omamari.