Telecommunications Act 2001

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69XJ Designations under Resource Management Act 1991

(1)

The Minister may, before separation day, by notice in the Gazette, issue 2 lists comprising all or any of the designations (within the meaning of section 166 of the Resource Management Act 1991) for which Telecom is responsible, as follows:

(a)

designations that are to be transferred to Chorus:

(b)

designations that are to be additionally granted back to Telecom.

(2)

On separation day,—

(a)

all the rights and responsibilities of Telecom in relation to the designations listed in a Gazette notice under subsection (1)(a), as they existed immediately before separation day, are transferred to Chorus for the purposes of section 180 of the Resource Management Act 1991; and

(b)

the designations listed in a Gazette notice under subsection (1)(b), as they existed immediately before separation day, are (in addition to being transferred to Chorus) granted back to Telecom, with the effect that, subject to subsection (3), Telecom continues to have the same rights and responsibilities as Chorus in relation to the designations.

(3)

For the purposes of section 177 of the Resource Management Act 1991,—

(a)

the designations transferred to Chorus under subsection (2)(a) are treated as earlier designations; and

(b)

the additional designations granted to Telecom under subsection (2)(b) are treated as later designations.

(4)

Part 8 of the Resource Management 1991 applies with necessary modifications as if the designations had been transferred or made under that Part.

Section 69XJ: inserted, on 30 November 2011 (being the date of separation day, and an Order in Council (SR 2011/302) having been made under section 36), by section 51 of the Telecommunications (TSO, Broadband, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 27).