34A Additional information to be included in annual report of unitary authority with local boards

(1)

In the case of a unitary authority for a district that includes 1 or more local board areas, an annual report must also include, in respect of local activities for each local board area, an audited statement that—

(a)

compares the level of service achieved in relation to the activities with the performance target or targets for the activities (as stated in the local board agreement for that year); and

(b)

specifies whether any intended changes to the level of service have been achieved; and

(c)

gives the reasons for any significant variation between the level of service achieved and the intended level of service.

(2)

Each local board must comment on the matters included in the annual report under subclause (1) in respect of its local board area, and the unitary authority must include those comments in the annual report.

(3)

In this clause, local activities or activities means the non-regulatory activities of the unitary authority in respect of which a local board is allocated decision-making responsibility under section 48L or under section 17 of the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009.

Schedule 10 clause 34A: inserted, on 8 August 2014, by section 72 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 55).