Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Rodney Hide

Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the Local Government and Environment Committee




1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act amended

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

4 Interpretation

5 New section 11A inserted

6 Principles relating to local authorities

6A Statement of intent for council-controlled organisations

7 Outline of Part

8 Community views in relation to decisions

9 Special consultative procedure in relation to long-term council community plan

10 Use of special consultative procedure in relation to annual plan

11 Section 88 repealed

12 Sections 91 and 92 and heading above section 91 repealed

13 Audit of long-term council community plan

14 Certain decisions to be taken only if provided for in long-term council community plan

15 Audit of information in annual report and summary

16 New section 99A inserted

17 New section 101A inserted

18 New section 102 substituted

19 Revenue and financing policy

20 Liability management policy

21 Investment policy

22 Policy on development contributions or financial contributions

23 Section 107 repealed

24 Policy on remission and postponement of rates on Māori freehold land

25 Rates remission policy

26 Rates postponement policy

27 Information to be prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting practice

28 Requirement to assess water and other sanitary services

29 Sections 126 to 129 repealed

30 Obligation to maintain water services

31 New section 136 substituted

32 Joint local government arrangements and joint arrangements with other entities

33 Conditions applying to sale or exchange of endowment property

34 Local authority may execute works if owner or occupier defaults

35 Obstruction of enforcement officers or agents of local authority

36 Part heading amended

37 New heading inserted

38 Regulations

39 New sections 259A and 259B inserted

40 New heading inserted

41 New headings and sections 261AA to 261G inserted

Rules for performance measures

Incorporation by reference

42 Section 279 repealed

43 Sections 281 and 282 repealed

44 Section 288 repealed

45 Schedule 7 amended

45A New clause 10 added in Schedule 8

46 New Schedule 10 substituted

Part 2
Consequential amendments and transitional provisions

47 Other amendments to principal Act

48 Consequential amendments to other enactments

Transitional provisions

49 Transitional provision for long-term plan beginning on 1 July 2009

50 Transitional provision for annual plans

51 Transitional provision for audit of information in annual report and summary

52 Transitional provision for pre-election report

52A Transitional provision for identification and reporting of community outcomes

53 Transitional provision for review of certain funding and financial policies

Schedule 1
New Schedule 10 substituted

Schedule 2
Other amendments to principal Act

Schedule 3
Consequential amendments to other enactments

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: