Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2016

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2016

Public Act
2016 No 65
Date of assent
17 October 2016
see section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title

This Act is the Local Government (Rating) Amendment Act 2016.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on 1 March 2017.

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 (the principal Act).

4 Section 70 amended (Rating unit may be sold or leased)

After section 70(2), insert:


The Registrar may charge the fee, and require the fee to be paid, before the work required of the Registrar in effecting the sale or lease is begun.

5 Section 75 amended (Application of proceeds of rating sale or lease)

In section 75(a), after “fee”, insert “(unless the fee has already been paid)”.

Legislative history

14 September 2016

Divided from Judicature Modernisation Bill (Bill 178–2) as Bill 178–3R

11 October 2016

Third reading

17 October 2016

Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.