Public Transport Management Act 2008

Before its repeal, this Act was administered by: Ministry of Transport
  • repealed
  • Public Transport Management Act 2008: repealed, on 13 June 2013, by section 71(1) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 35).

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose
  • (1) The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the aim of achieving an affordable, integrated, safe, responsive, and sustainable land transport system.

    (2) To contribute to this purpose, this Act—

    • (a) confers powers on regional councils to set standards for commercial public transport services provided in their regions; and

    • (b) provides for and regulates the registration of commercial public transport services; and

    • (c) confers powers on regional councils to require all or any public transport services in their regions to be provided under contract with them, and consequently to discontinue any commercial public transport services provided in their regions that are subject to such a requirement; and

    • (d) helps regional councils and the Agency obtain the best value for money in achieving an affordable, integrated, safe, responsive, and sustainable public transport system, having regard to the desirability of encouraging fair competition and a competitive and efficient market for public transport services.