Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill

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Hon David Carter

Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill

Government Bill



Explanatory note

1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

Part 1
Amendments to Local Government Act 2002

4 Section 3 amended (Purpose)

5 Section 5 amended (Interpretation)

6 Section 8 amended (Act binds the Crown)

7 Section 10 amended (Purpose of local government)

8 Section 14 amended (Principles relating to local authorities)

9 Section 23 amended (Description of local government)

10 Section 24 amended (Reorganisation proposals)

11 New section 24A inserted (Transitional modification or suspension of certain statutory requirements after issue of final proposal for reorganisation)

12 Section 25 amended (Order in Council to give effect to reorganisation schemes)

13 New section 27A inserted (Change of name of unitary authorities)

14 New section 31A inserted (Minister's expectations of Commission in relation to local government reorganisation)

15 Section 40 amended (Local governance statements)

16 New section 41A inserted (Role and powers of mayors)

17 Section 42 amended (Chief executive)

18 Section 48 amended (Further provisions of Schedule 7)

19 Section 77 amended (Requirements in relation to decisions)

20 Section 101 amended (Financial management)

21 Part 10 replaced

Minister may require information from local authority

Minister may appoint Crown Review Team

Minister may appoint Crown Observer

Minister may appoint Crown Manager

Minister may appoint Commission

Minister may call general election

22 Section 259 amended (Regulations)

23 Schedule 3 replaced

24 Schedule 7 amended

25 Schedule 10 amended

26 Schedule 15 repealed

Part 2
Transitional provision and consequential amendments

27 Transitional provision relating to reorganisation proposals

28 Consequential amendments

Schedule 1
Schedule 3 of principal Act replaced

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: