North Shore Drainage Act 1963

  • repealed
  • North Shore Drainage Act 1963: repealed, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).

Reprint as at 1 November 2010

North Shore Drainage Act 1963

Local Act1963 No 15
Date of assent25 October 1963
  • North Shore Drainage Act 1963: repealed, on 1 November 2010, by section 113(1) of the Local Government (Auckland Transitional Provisions) Act 2010 (2010 No 37).


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.



1 Short Title

2 Interpretation

3 The district

4 Constitution of Board

5 Members of Board and election

5A Inclusion in drainage district of new local districts, etc

5B Review of representation

6 Coming into office of members [Repealed]

7 Vacation of office by member

8 Filling of vacancies

9 Ouster of office

10 Chairman of Board

11 Remuneration and travelling expenses of Chairman and members [Repealed]

12 Committees

13 Chairman of meetings

14 Quorum of Board and committees

15 Meetings of Board and committees

16 Proceedings not invalidated by irregularities, etc

17 Meetings [Repealed]

18 Annual allowances and remuneration of Chairman, chairmen of standing or special committees, and members

19 Rules as to proceedings of Board or committees, etc

20 Board may provide offices

21 Board may appoint officers and servants

22 Acting officer

23 Bylaws

24 Form of making bylaws

25 Special orders

26 Contracts of Board, how made

27 Powers of Board

28 Authorising Board to permit construction of temporary treatment plants

29 Construction of trunk sewers, etc

30 Construction of treatment works, etc

31 General powers of Board

31A Gas and electricity

32 Abatement of nuisances created by Board

33 General powers of dealing with property

34 Compensation for lands taken or damaged

35 Protection of Board's sewers and works

36 Powers of contributing authorities to connect sewers

37 Works to be efficiently done

38 Reticulation works

39 Consent of Board required to construction of new sewers, etc

40 Watercourses

41 Board may construct drains, etc, for surface water

42 Standards of purification


43 Books of accounts to be kept

44 Books to be open for inspection to members of Board

45 Moneys to be paid into bank

46 Accounts to be kept in accordance with requirements of Audit Office

47 Annual accounts and statements

48 Audit of accounts

49 Abstract of accounts

50 Board may establish an Imprest Account

51 Superannuation and other benefits for employees

52 Unauthorised expenditure

53 Borrowing powers

54 Preliminary expenses

55 Annual estimates of Board's proposed expenditure

55A Reserve for replacements and renewals

56 Annual assessments

57 Calculation of assessments

58 Appeal

59 Production of documents prima facie evidence

60 Provisions as to payment and recovery of contributions from contributing authorities

61 Powers of contributing authorities in regard to payment [Repealed]

62 Power of Board to recover from contributing authorities in case of default [Repealed]


63 Restrictions on right to construct works and discharge sewage within harbour limits

64 Commencement of action not to stop works of Board

65 Board may enter premises for purpose of inspection

66 Enforcement of bylaws

67 Property of Board not liable to be rated

68 Penalty for damaging sewer, drain, or other works

69 Offences

70 Recovery of fines and penalties

71 Accident fund

72 Insurance of Board members

73 Judges, etc, not disqualified by payment of rates

74 Service of legal proceedings on Board

74A Custody and use of common seal

75 Authentication of documents by Board

76 Service of notices, etc

77 Governor-General may extend time fixed by Act for exercising powers, etc

78 Government works not to be interfered with

79 Arbitration

80 Certain enactments not affected

81 Repeals and savings

Schedule 1
North Shore Drainage District

Schedule 2
Enactments repealed

Reprint notes

An Act to provide for the drainage of parts of the North Shore comprising the Boroughs of Birkenhead, Devonport, East Coast Bays, and Northcote, the City of Takapuna, and also parts of the Waitemata County