16 Empowering acquisition of land

(1)

The Minister is hereby empowered to acquire under this Act any land required for a Government work.

(2)

Every local authority is hereby empowered to acquire under this Act any land required for a local work for which it has financial responsibility.

(3)

In addition, a local authority is empowered to acquire under this Act any land required for a local SPV work for which it is the responsible infrastructure authority.

Compare: 1928 No 21 s 11

Section 16(3): inserted, on 7 August 2020, by section 161 of the Infrastructure Funding and Financing Act 2020 (2020 No 47).