6N Powers of Boards

(1)

Every Board shall have all such powers as are reasonably necessary or expedient to enable it to carry out its functions.

(2)

Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), each Board may—

(a)

advocate its interests at any public forum or in any statutory planning process; and

(b)

appoint committees of members and other suitable persons, and delegate to them functions and powers.

(3)

The power conferred by subsection (2)(a) shall include the right to appear before courts and tribunals in New Zealand and be heard on matters affecting or relating to the Board’s functions.

Section 6N: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 5 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).