17 Appropriate boundaries

In determining boundaries for a reorganisation plan, the Commission must ensure that,—

(a)

if practicable, the boundaries of regions conform with catchment boundaries; and

(b)

if practicable, the boundaries of districts conform with the boundaries of regions; and

(c)

the boundaries of regions and the boundaries of districts conform with the boundaries of statistical meshblock areas determined by Statistics New Zealand and used for parliamentary electoral purposes.

Schedule 3 clause 17: amended, on 22 October 2019, by section 31 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 54).