Local Government Act 2002

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Schedule 3 Reorganisation of local authorities

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Schedule 3: replaced, on 5 December 2012, by section 36 of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 93).


3Who may propose reorganisation initiative or make investigation request
4Contents of reorganisation initiative or investigation request
5Action on receipt of reorganisation initiative or investigation request
6Factors Commission must have regard to when deciding whether to undertake reorganisation investigation
7Commission must adopt reorganisation investigation process
8Commission may require assistance and undertake inquiries when conducting investigations and preparing reorganisation plan
9Commission may issue report
10Objectives that Commission must consider in reorganisation investigation
11Completion of investigation
12Promotion of good local government [Repealed]
13Procedure after preferred option determined [Repealed]
12Commission may adopt reorganisation plan
13Notification of reorganisation plan
14Content of reorganisation plan
15Local boards
17Appropriate boundaries
19ATransfer of functions
19BCommittees and joint committees
19CLocal authorities with joint roles
20Consultation on proposal [Repealed]
21Decisions on draft proposals [Repealed]
22Notification of final proposal [Repealed]
22ALocal authorities may develop and adopt reorganisation plan
22BApplication to Commission
22CCommission review of local authority-led reorganisation application
23Application of this subpart
24Petition to require poll [Repealed]
25Poll to be held
26Timing of poll
27Official result of poll
28Fate of reorganisation plan after poll
30Advertising in relation to polls
31Provision of referential information
32Authorisation of advertising
34Establishment and purpose of transition body
35Composition and membership of transition body
36Roles and functions of transition body
37Accountability arrangements for transition body
38Appointment of interim chief executive
39Interim chief executive may appoint staff, enter into contracts, and call first meeting of local authority
40Apportionment of transition costs
41Preparation of reorganisation implementation scheme
42Provisions for inclusion in reorganisation implementation scheme
42AContent of reorganisation implementation scheme in respect of local boards
43Provisions to be included if necessary or desirable
45Provisions that apply to reorganisation unless modified or excluded
47No compensation payable if responsibility transferred
48Payment if trading undertaking transferred
50KiwiSaver Act 2006 does not apply to transferred employee
51Certain matters not affected by transfer of responsibilities, duties, or powers
53Apportionment of assets and liabilities
54Apportionment of fuel tax revenue
56General treatment
57Income and expenditure
58Holding companies
59Valuation of assets
60Apportionment on transfers to multiple receiving entities
61Goods and services tax
62Associated persons