Local Government Act 1974

  • Editorial changes made in section 340 compare note on 28 October 2021 under section 87(l)(iii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2019.
2 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act includes Provincial Ordinance

adjusted net capital value, in relation to any district, means the net capital value of the district adjusted under Part 14 of the Rating Powers Act 1988, which Part shall apply as if the territorial authority were a special-purpose authority

annual plan means a report under section 223D

annual report means a report under section 233E

building consent has the meaning ascribed to it by section 7 of the Building Act 2004

capital value has the same meaning as in the Rating Valuations Act 1998

chairperson includes the mayor of a territorial authority and the chairman of a regional council; and deputy chairperson includes a deputy mayor or deputy chairman

commercial or industrial purpose means any purpose of commerce, trade, or industry; but does not include any farming purpose; and commercial or industrial allotment and commercial or industrial building have meanings corresponding to the meaning of the term commercial or industrial purpose

Commission means the Local Government Commission established under this Act

community means a community constituted under section 101ZG

community board means a community board constituted under section 101ZP

constituency

(a)

means a constituency of a region that is under the jurisdiction of a regional council and is established for electoral purposes under this Act; but

(b)

does not include any subdivision for electoral purposes of a territorial authority that has the functions, duties, and powers of a regional council

constituent authority, in relation to any constituent district, means the territorial authority having jurisdiction over that constituent district

constituent district means the district of a territorial authority which is wholly or partly within a region

construction, in relation to any work authorised by this Act, includes the execution, establishment, constitution, undertaking, or carrying out thereof; and construct has a corresponding meaning

council means a territorial authority or a regional council, as the case may require

debt security has the same meaning as in the Securities Act 1978

Director of Maritime New Zealand means the person for the time being holding the office of Director of Maritime New Zealand under section 439 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

district means the district of a local authority; and includes a region

district council means a district council constituted under Part 1A

district health board means a district health board established by or under section 19 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

district plan, operative, in relation to a district plan, and proposed plan have the same meaning as in section 2 of the Resource Management Act 1991

elector means a person qualified to be an elector by virtue of section 23 or section 24 of the Local Electoral Act 2001

engineer, in relation to any council, means the engineer appointed by the council; and includes any person for the time being appointed by the council to perform the duties of engineer thereto

Environment Court means the Environment Court as defined in the Resource Management Act 1991

equity security has the same meaning as in the Securities Act 1978

farm land means land used or intended to be used solely or principally for agricultural or horticultural or pastoral purposes or the keeping of bees or poultry or other livestock; and farming and farming purposes have corresponding meanings

final scheme means a final scheme under Part 1; and includes a final reorganisation scheme prepared under section 15B

financial year means—

(a)

in relation to any period before 1 April 1990, a period of 12 months ending with 31 March:

(b)

in relation to the period commencing on 1 April 1990 and ending with 30 June 1990, that period of 3 months:

(c)

in relation to any period commencing on or after 1 July 1990, a period of 12 months ending with 30 June

formation, in relation to any road, has the same meaning as the construction of the road, and includes gravelling, metalling, sealing, or permanently surfacing the road; and form has a corresponding meaning

general election means the triennial general election or a general election of members of a territorial authority or regional council held under the Local Electoral Act 2001

general revenues, in relation to a local authority, means all the funds received or receivable by a local authority, excluding loan money under Part 7B

generally accepted accounting practice means—

(a)

approved financial reporting standards (within the meaning of section 2 of the Financial Reporting Act 1993) so far as those standards apply to local authorities or local authority trading enterprises, as the case may be; and

(b)

in relation to matters for which no provision is made in approved financial reporting standards (within the meaning of section 2 of the Financial Reporting Act 1993) and which are not subject to any applicable rule of law, accounting policies that—

(i)

are appropriate to the local authority or local authority trading enterprise, as the case may be; and

(ii)

have authoritative support within the accounting profession in New Zealand

government road means a government road declared as such under any Act

laying out, in relation to any road, means the legal and survey actions necessary to enable the road to be formed; but does not include the formation of the road

local authority has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

maritime facilities includes moorings, wharves, docks, quays, marinas, areas or places where vessels are maintained, launching ramps, and other launching facilities

Maritime New Zealand means the authority continued by section 429 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

maritime rules means maritime rules made under the Maritime Transport Act 1994

medical practitioner means a health practitioner who is, or is deemed to be, registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand continued by section 114(1)(a) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 as a practitioner of the profession of medicine

member, in relation to any local authority, includes any chairperson or mayor

Minister means the Minister of Local Government

navigation bylaws means bylaws made under section 684B

navigational aid has the same meaning as it has in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

net capital value, in relation to any district, means the total of the capital value of all the rateable property in the district and the value of all property in the district in respect of which the local authority receives grants in lieu of rates

occupier, in relation to any property, means the inhabitant occupier of that property

owner, in relation to any property, means the person entitled to receive the rack rent thereof, or who would be so entitled if the property were let to a tenant at a rack rent

parliamentary elector means any person lawfully registered as an elector under the Electoral Act 1993

pleasure craft has the same meaning as it has in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

polling day means the day appointed for holding an election or poll

pollutant means anything which contaminates water so as to change its physical or chemical or biological condition in such a manner as to make it unclean, noxious, or impure, or as to be detrimental to the health, safety, or welfare of persons using the water, or as to render the water undrinkable; and pollute has a corresponding meaning

principal administrative officer means, in relation to a local authority, the principal administrative officer of the local authority irrespective of the designation given to that officer; and includes any person for the time being appointed by the local authority to perform the duties or a particular duty of the principal administrative officer

principal local authority, in relation to a reorganisation proposal, means the local authority agreed on, or designated, under section 37ZY, as the principal local authority in relation to that proposal

property includes all real estate, and all personal estate, chattels, and effects, and all money and rates, whether in possession or reversion or recoverable by action or other legal proceeding, and the benefit of any contract or engagement, and every matter or thing the subject of property

public notice means—

(a)

a notice published in a newspaper circulating generally in the district to which the subject matter of the notice relates; or

(b)

where there is no newspaper circulating generally in any district, a notice published on placards affixed to public places in the district to which the subject matter of the notice relates;—

and published and publicly notified have corresponding meanings. A public notice setting forth the object, purport, or general effect of a document shall in any case be sufficient notice of that document

public office or office means, in relation to any local authority, its principal or only public office

public work means any public work within the meaning of the Public Works Act 1981

rate records means rate records under the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

rateable value, in relation to any property, means its rateable value within the meaning of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

ratepayer, in relation to any property, means a person whose name appears for the time being in the “Occupiers” column of the rate record for that property

region means a region in respect of which—

(a)

a regional council is constituted; or

(b)

a territorial authority has, pursuant to section 37N, authority to exercise the functions, duties, and powers of a regional council

regional council

(a)

has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002; and

(b)

includes, in Part 39A and sections 684B to 684F, the Chatham Islands Council

regional planning scheme has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1977

reorganisation scheme means a reorganisation scheme within the meaning of section 37ZZA or section 37ZZZA

road has the meaning defined in section 315

rural area means an area zoned rural in a proposed or an operative district plan

Secretary means the Secretary for Local Government

ship has the same meaning as it has in section 2(1) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

special consultative procedure means the procedure set out in section 83 of the Local Government Act 2002

State highway means a State highway declared under section 60 of the Government Roading Powers Act 1989

territorial authority has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

territorial authority district means a district in respect of which a territorial authority is constituted; and, in relation to land in respect of which the Minister of Local Government is the territorial authority, means that land

treasurer, in relation to any council, means the treasurer appointed by the council; and includes any person for the time being appointed by the council to perform the duties of treasurer thereto

upgrading, in relation to any road, includes any change to the composition, width, or surfacing of the road

valuation roll, in relation to any district, means the valuation roll for the district prepared under section 7 of the Rating Valuations Act 1998 and approved by the Valuer-General under section 11 of that Act

ward means a subdivision, for electoral purposes, of the district of a territorial authority

working day means any day of the week other than—

(a)

Saturday, Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Labour Day, the Sovereign’s birthday, and Waitangi Day; and

(ab)

if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday; and

(b)

a day in the period commencing with 25 December in any year and ending with 15 January in the following year.

(2)

The Governor-General may, from time to time, by Order in Council,—

(a)

add to, or omit from, Schedule 1, or any Part thereof, the name of any class of local authority or the name of any specified local authority:

(b)

otherwise amend Schedule 1, or revoke any such schedule or any Part of any such schedule, and substitute a new schedule or a new Part, as the case may require.

(3)

[Repealed]

(4)

For the purposes of this Act, any 2 or more districts or communities shall be deemed to be adjoining districts or communities and any area shall be deemed to adjoin a district or community or another area, notwithstanding that they may be separated by a public highway, any railway, any watercourse (whether natural or artificial), any harbour, the sea, or any other natural or artificial feature.

(5)

For the purposes of this Act, the certificate of the Government Statistician as to the population of any district or area or the electoral population of any general electoral district, Maori electoral district, district, or area at any date shall be conclusive evidence thereof.

(6)

Every provision of this Act vesting any land in a territorial authority shall, in the case of land situated in a territorial authority district of which the Minister of Local Government is the territorial authority, be read as a provision vesting the land in the Crown.

Compare: 1967 No 134 s 2

Section 2(1) Act: inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(1) adjusted net capital value: replaced, on 29 June 1988, by section 208(1) of the Rating Powers Act 1988 (1988 No 97).

Section 2(1) administering authority: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) annual plan: inserted, on 27 July 1996, by section 2 of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 83).

Section 2(1) annual report: inserted, on 27 July 1996, by section 2 of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 83).

Section 2(1) borough: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) borough council: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) building consent: inserted, on 1 July 1992, by section 92(1) of the Building Act 1991 (1991 No 150).

Section 2(1) building consent: amended, on 31 March 2005, by section 414 of the Building Act 2004 (2004 No 72).

Section 2(1) capital value: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) capital value: amended, on 1 July 1998, by section 54(1) of the Rating Valuations Act 1998 (1998 No 69).

Section 2(1) chairman: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) chairperson: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) clerk: repealed, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) commercial or industrial purpose: inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(1) community: replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) community board: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) community council: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) constituency: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) constituent district: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) construction: inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(1) council: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) county: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) Crown health enterprise: repealed, on 1 July 1998, by section 5(4) of the Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 74).

Section 2(1) debt security: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(4) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) Director of Maritime New Zealand: inserted, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2(1) Director of Maritime Safety: repealed, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2(1) District Commissioner of Works: repealed, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(1)(a) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 71).

Section 2(1) district community council: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) district council: amended, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(15)(a) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) district health board: inserted, on 1 January 2001, by section 111(1) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (2000 No 91).

Section 2(1) district plan, operative: inserted, on 1 October 1991, by section 362 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (1991 No 69).

Section 2(1) district scheme, operative: repealed, on 1 October 1991, by section 362 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (1991 No 69).

Section 2(1) divided district: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) elector: replaced, on 17 June 1986, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 21).

Section 2(1) elector: amended, on 1 July 2001, by section 151 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 (2001 No 35).

Section 2(1) engineer: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) Environment Court: inserted, on 2 September 1996, pursuant to section 6(2)(a) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 160).

Section 2(1) equity security: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(5) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) farm land: inserted, on 1 April 1979, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 43).

Section 2(1) final scheme: replaced, on 6 June 1989, by section 2(6) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) financial year: replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(7) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) formation: inserted, on 30 March 1985, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1985 (1985 No 60).

Section 2(1) general election: replaced, on 1 July 2001, by section 151 of the Local Electoral Act 2001 (2001 No 35).

Section 2(1) general revenues: inserted, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(4) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) general revenues: amended, on 1 July 1998, pursuant to section 17(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 83).

Section 2(1) generally accepted accounting practice: inserted, on 27 July 1996, by section 2 of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1996 (1996 No 83).

Section 2(1) government road: inserted, on 1 April 1979, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 43).

Section 2(1) hospital and health service: repealed, on 1 January 2001, by section 111(1) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (2000 No 91).

Section 2(1) laying out: inserted, on 30 March 1985, by section 2(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1985 (1985 No 60).

Section 2(1) local authority: replaced, on 7 July 2004, by section 3(1) of the Local Government Act 1974 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 64).

Section 2(1) maritime facilities: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) Maritime New Zealand: inserted, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2(1) maritime rules: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) Maritime Safety Authority: repealed, on 1 July 2005, by section 11(3) of the Maritime Transport Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 98).

Section 2(1) medical practitioner: inserted, on 18 September 2004, by section 175(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (2003 No 48).

Section 2(1) member: replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(9) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) navigation bylaws: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) navigational aid: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) net capital value: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) occupier: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) out-district: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) owner: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) parliamentary elector: inserted, on 17 June 1986, by section 2(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 21).

Section 2(1) parliamentary elector: amended, on 1 July 1994, pursuant to section 284 of the Electoral Act 1993 (1993 No 87).

Section 2(1) Planning Tribunal: repealed, on 2 September 1996, pursuant to section 6(2)(a) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 160).

Section 2(1) pleasure craft: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) polling day: inserted, on 17 June 1986, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 21).

Section 2(1) pollutant: inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(1) principal administrative officer: replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(10) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) principal authority: repealed, on 25 November 1976, by section 7(2)(a) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 55).

Section 2(1) principal local authority: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(10) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) principal officer: repealed, on 19 January 1981, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1980 (1980 No 82).

Section 2(1) property: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) public notice: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(5) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) public office or office: replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(11) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) public work: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) public work: amended, on 1 February 1982, pursuant to section 248(1) of the Public Works Act 1981 (1981 No 35).

Section 2(1) rate records: replaced, on 29 June 1988, by section 208(1) of the Rating Powers Act 1988 (1988 No 97).

Section 2(1) rate records: amended, on 1 July 2003, pursuant to section 138(1) of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 (2002 No 6).

Section 2(1) rateable value: replaced, on 29 June 1988, by section 208(1) of the Rating Powers Act 1988 (1988 No 97).

Section 2(1) rateable value: amended, on 1 July 2003, pursuant to section 138(1) of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 (2002 No 6).

Section 2(1) ratepayer: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) rating qualification: repealed, on 17 June 1986, by section 2(4) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 21).

Section 2(1) region: replaced, on 28 July 1997, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 49).

Section 2(1) regional council: replaced, on 7 July 2004, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Act 1974 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 64).

Section 2(1) regional planning scheme: inserted, on 1 April 1979, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 43).

Section 2(1) regional road: repealed, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(8) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) regional scheme: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) reorganisation scheme: replaced, on 1 July 1994, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 68).

Section 2(1) residential qualification: repealed, on 17 June 1986, by section 2(4) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1986 (1986 No 21).

Section 2(1) riding: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) road first definition: repealed, on 20 November 1981, by section 2 of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1981 (1981 No 111).

Section 2(1) road: inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(1) rural area: inserted, on 1 April 1979, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 43).

Section 2(1) scheme: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) ship: inserted, on 29 April 1999, by section 2(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1999 (1999 No 24).

Section 2(1) special consultative procedure: replaced, on 7 July 2004, by section 3(3) of the Local Government Act 1974 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 64).

Section 2(1)  special order: repealed, on 7 July 2004, by section 3(4) of the Local Government Act 1974 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 64).

Section 2(1) State highway: inserted, on 1 April 1979, by section 3(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1978 (1978 No 43).

Section 2(1) State highway: amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(1) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).

Section 2(1) State highway: amended, on 1 October 1989, by section 116(4) of the Government Roading Powers Act 1989 (1989 No 75).

Section 2(1) subdivision: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) territorial authority: replaced, on 7 July 2004, by section 3(5) of the Local Government Act 1974 Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 64).

Section 2(1) territorial authority district: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(11) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) treasurer: inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(1) undivided district: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(16) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) united council: repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(17) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) upgrading: inserted, on 30 March 1985, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1985 (1985 No 60).

Section 2(1) valuation roll: replaced, on 29 June 1988, by section 208(1) of the Rating Powers Act 1988 (1988 No 97).

Section 2(1) valuation roll: amended, on 1 July 1998, by section 54(1) of the Rating Valuations Act 1998 (1998 No 69).

Section 2(1) ward: replaced, on 1 July 1992, by section 2(12) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1992 (1992 No 42).

Section 2(1) working day: inserted, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(14) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(1) working day paragraph (ab): inserted, on 1 January 2014, by section 8 of the Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19).

Section 2(2): replaced, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(18) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(3): repealed, on 1 November 1989, by section 2(18) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1989 (1989 No 29).

Section 2(4): amended, on 25 November 1976, by section 3(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1976 (1976 No 55).

Section 2(5): inserted, on 1 April 1978, by section 7(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 3) 1977 (1977 No 122).

Section 2(5): amended, on 18 June 1986, by section 2(3) of the Local Government Amendment Act (No 2) 1986 (1986 No 24).

Section 2(6): inserted, on 1 April 1980, by section 8(1) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1979 (1979 No 59).

Section 2(6): amended, on 1 April 1988, by section 2(2) of the Local Government Amendment Act 1988 (1988 No 71).