Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011

  • repealed
  • Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011: repealed, on 19 April 2016, by section 146(1) of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 (2016 No 14).

Part 1 Preliminary provisions

3 Purposes

The purposes of this Act are—


to provide appropriate measures to ensure that greater Christchurch and the councils and their communities respond to, and recover from, the impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes:


to enable community participation in the planning of the recovery of affected communities without impeding a focused, timely, and expedited recovery:


to provide for the Minister and CERA to ensure that recovery:


to enable a focused, timely, and expedited recovery:


to enable information to be gathered about any land, structure, or infrastructure affected by the Canterbury earthquakes:


to facilitate, co-ordinate, and direct the planning, rebuilding, and recovery of affected communities, including the repair and rebuilding of land, infrastructure, and other property:


to restore the social, economic, cultural, and environmental well-being of greater Christchurch communities:


to provide adequate statutory power for the purposes stated in paragraphs (a) to (g):