Resource Management (Discount on Administrative Charges) Regulations 2010

9 Other applications
  • (1) This regulation applies when—

    • (a) a local authority has an application to which none of regulation 6, 7, or 8 applies; and

    • (b) the applicant does not withdraw the application; and

    • (c) the application is not processed in the time limit applicable to it.

    (2) An application is not processed in the time limit applicable to it if the number of working days in the time limit described in subclause (3) is smaller than the number of working days actually taken to process the application as determined by subclause (4).

    (3) The time limit is the number of working days specified by the Schedule that is applicable to the application.

    (4) The number of working days actually taken to process the application is the number of working days (excluding the excluded days) in the period starting on the day after the day on which the application is lodged and ending on the day on which the local authority complies with section 114(1).

    (5) If, after the application is lodged, the circumstances change in such a way as to reduce the number of working days in which the application must be processed, the local authority must ignore the change in circumstances when determining for the purposes of this regulation the number of working days in which the application must be processed.

    (6) The local authority must give the applicant a discount.

    (7) The discount is payable on the total of the administrative charges the local authority imposes on the applicant for the application.

    (8) The discount is 1% of the total for every working day on which the application remains unprocessed beyond the time limit, up to a maximum of 50 working days.

    Regulation 9(2): amended, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 6(1) of the Resource Management (Discount on Administrative Charges) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/387).

    Regulation 9(2): amended, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 6(2) of the Resource Management (Discount on Administrative Charges) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/387).

    Regulation 9(3): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 6(3) of the Resource Management (Discount on Administrative Charges) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/387).

    Regulation 9(4): replaced, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 6(3) of the Resource Management (Discount on Administrative Charges) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/387).