Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009

Functions, powers, etc, of Auckland Transport

Heading: added, on 1 November 2010, by section 31 of the Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 36).

45 Functions of Auckland Transport

The functions of Auckland Transport are to—

(a)

prepare the regional land transport plan for Auckland in accordance with the Land Transport Management Act 2003; and

(b)

manage and control the Auckland transport system in accordance with this Act, including by—

(i)

performing the statutory functions and exercising the statutory powers set out in section 46 as if Auckland Transport were a local authority or other statutory body, as the case may be; and

(ii)

acting as a requiring authority under section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991 in accordance with section 47; and

(c)

carry out research and provide education and training in relation to land transport in Auckland; and

(d)

undertake any other transport functions that the Auckland Council may lawfully direct it to perform or delegate to it (for example, management of off-street parking facilities owned by the Council); and

(e)

without limiting paragraph (d), undertake any transport functions expressly conferred on the Auckland Council by any enactment (for example, under a local Act) that the Council may lawfully direct it to perform or delegate to it; and

(f)

undertake or exercise any functions, powers, and duties in respect of State highways that the New Zealand Transport Agency may lawfully delegate to it; and

(g)

undertake any other functions that are given to it by this Act or any other enactment, or that are incidental and related to, or consequential upon, any of its functions under this Act or any other enactment.

Section 45: added, on 1 November 2010, by section 31 of the Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 36).

Section 45(a): amended, on 13 June 2013, by section 72 of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 35).