Reserves Amendment Act 2015

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Reserves Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 32
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Reserves Amendment Act 2015.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act
4 Section 12 amended (Minister's powers)
  • After section 12(4), insert:

    • (5) The Minister may, with the prior written agreement of a local authority, declare by notice in the Gazette that a reserve, or any part of a reserve,—

      • (a) ceases to be vested in and administered by the local authority and instead vests in the Crown; and

      • (b) has such classification under this Act as may be specified in the Gazette notice, or be included in any existing reserve under this Act; and

      • (c) be administered in accordance with that classification.

    • (6) The notice must be registered in the office of the Registrar-General of Land.

5 Section 48A amended (Use of reserve for communications station)
6 Section 114 amended (Variation of covenants, terms, and conditions in leases and licences)
7 Section 115 amended (Transfers, subleases, and mortgages)

Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Conservation.