Public Bodies Leases Act 1969

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Reprint as at 12 November 2018

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Public Bodies Leases Act 1969

Public Act
1969 No 141
Date of assent
24 October 1969
see section 1(2)

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.


1Short Title and commencement
3Leasing authorities
4Leasing powers conferred on leasing authorities by other Acts or by trusts
5Leasing of land to Crown
7Powers of leasing authority to grant leases
8Leases may be sold by public auction or public tender
9Leasing authority may offer land for lease at a rent determined by leasing authority
10Payment by incoming lessee of value of improvements
11Powers of leasing authority to grant leases
12Short tenancies for farming purposes
13Renewable leases
14Compensation for improvements
15Land to be properly farmed
16Inspection of leased land
17Public applications for lease
18Commencement of lease
19Reservation of rack rent
20Covenants and conditions in leases
21Lease may authorise waste [Repealed]
22Periodic review of rents
23Powers of leasing authority as to surrender of lease, reduction of rent, etc
23ALeases may be granted to subtenants
23BPower to lease reserves exercisable only by special order, unless otherwise provided [Repealed]
23CLeasing of adjoining land when leased land taken or acquired for public work
24Lease not invalidated by failure of leasing authority to observe provisions of Act
25Service of notices
26Application of Act to renewals of existing leases
27Grant of renewable leases of farm land to existing lessees without competition
28Repeals and consequential amendments
Reprint notes

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the powers of certain public bodies to lease land