Local Legislation Act 1955

  • This version was reprinted on 30 May 2016 to make corrections to sections 6 and 17(1) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 July 2003

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Local Legislation Act 1955

Public Act
1955 No 86
Date of assent
26 October 1955
26 October 1955

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

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

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.


1Short Title
2Validating certain advance by Waipawa County Council
3Special provision with respect to abolition of riding accounts in Taupo County
4Vesting certain land in Corporation of County of Taranaki as a hall site
5Authorizing raising of special loans by Matamata County Council
6Provision with respect to overdraft of Ohura County Council
7Provision with respect to repayment of overdraft of Buller County Council
8Proviso to section 7 of Auckland City Empowering Act 1932–33 repealed
9Authorizing Cromwell Borough Council to raise a special loan for housing purposes
10Authorizing New Plymouth City Council to make certain grants to the New Plymouth Public Relations Office Incorporated
11Validating certain expenditure incurred by Palmerston Borough Council
12Authorizing Taihape Borough Council to expend money in connection with jubilee celebrations
13Provision with respect to expenditure of money by Waitara Borough Council in connection with 50th anniversary celebrations
14Validating the sale of certain land by Alexandra Borough Council
15Validating borrowing of certain loan money by Kaiapoi Borough Council
16Validating certain town planning schemes in City of Napier
17Authorizing raising of special loan by Rangiora Borough Council
18Provision with respect to application of reserve fund established by Invercargill City Council
19Provision with respect to leasing of certain lands by Auckland City Council
20Authorizing Ellerslie Borough Council to pay compensation in respect of tenancy surrendered
21Authorizing Warkworth Town Council to expend certain money for drainage and sewerage purposes
22Provision with respect to expenditure of money by New Lynn Borough Council in connection with 25th anniversary celebrations
23Validating certain expenditure incurred by Lyttelton Harbour Board
24Validating certain expenditure incurred by Auckland Harbour Board
25Authorizing Wanganui Harbour Board to raise special loan of £15,000
26Provision with respect to special rates levied by Poverty Bay Catchment Board [Repealed]
27Further extending period during which classification for rating purposes of certain lands in Manawatu Catchment District shall continue in force
28Provision with respect to rating of certain lands in the Wairarapa Catchment District [Repealed]
29Vesting certain land in Corporation of Borough of Bluff
30Provision with respect to fire protection over East Coast Bays Borough by North Shore Fire Board
31Special provision with regard to alteration of boundaries of certain electric power districts
32Authorizing Martinborough Borough Council to transfer certain land to Wairarapa Hospital Board
33Provision with respect to the disposal of certain funds by the Hutt Valley Joint Transit Housing Committee
34Validating borrowing of certain loan money by the Christchurch Transport Board
35Provision with respect to disposal of Puketitiri Cemetery accumulated funds
36Provision with respect to validation of ratepayers’ lists and rolls of electors for Ohura North, Meringa, and Hunua Rabbit Districts
37Vesting certain land in the Parua Bay Hall Society Incorporated
38Validating issue of certain debentures by Golden Bay Electric Power Board
39Authorizing Tokanui Rabbit Board to raise a special loan for housing purposes
40Provision with respect to alteration of boundaries of Hutt River District
Reprint notes

An Act to confer certain powers on certain public bodies and to validate certain transactions