Cadastral Survey Act 2002

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Version as at 28 October 2021

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Cadastral Survey Act 2002

Public Act
2002 No 12
Date of assent
16 May 2002
see section 2

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

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6Deputy Surveyor-General
7Functions and duties of Surveyor-General
8Delegation of Surveyor-General’s functions, duties, and powers
9Functions of chief executive
10Cadastral Surveyors Licensing Board of New Zealand
11Functions and duties of Board
12Powers of Board
13Membership of Board
14Further provisions relating to Board and its members
15Liability of members and employees
16Application of fees received by Board
17Fees and allowances
18Unauthorised expenditure
19Accounting records must be kept
19AFinancial statements must be prepared
19BFinancial statements must be audited
20Annual report
21Register of cadastral surveyors
22Entitlement of applicant for licence
23Character of applicant
24Applications for licence
25Board to consider applications
26Board to license applicant or decline application
27Duration of licence
28Renewal of licence
29Cadastral surveyor to notify change of business address
30Amendment of register on change of name and removal of name on request
31Offences relating to licences
32Transitional provision: registered surveyors
33Transitional provision: applications to be registered surveyor
35Complaints of professional misconduct
36Vexatious or trivial complaints
37Procedure if Board accepts complaint
38Hearing of complaint
39Disciplinary powers of Board
40Powers and rights of Board and persons involved in proceedings of Board
41Appeals from decisions of Board
42Suspensions and conditions must be entered in register
43Surrender of licences
44Publication of orders
45Copies of rules and procedures to be made available on request
46Transitional provision
47General duties in relation to cadastral surveys
49Surveyor-General may make rules about conduct of cadastral surveying
50Transitional provision: Surveyor-General’s rules
51Expiry of section 50
52Correction of errors in survey
53Powers of entry for cadastral survey purposes
54Obstruction of cadastral surveyor
55Interference with survey marks
56False cadastral survey marks
57Unlicensed persons not to act as licensed cadastral surveyors
58Offences relating to terms implying person is licensed cadastral surveyor
59Infringement offences
60Commission of infringement offence
61Infringement notices
62Payment of infringement fees
64Dissolution of Survey Board of New Zealand
65Dissolution of New Zealand Institute of Surveyors
66Certification of plans and descriptions
67Certificate by or on behalf of Board to be evidence of being licensed, etc
68Consequential amendments and repeals
69References in other enactments