Rotorua District Council (Representation Arrangements) Bill

4 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

associated election has the same meaning as in section 19Z(5) of the Local Electoral Act 2001

commencement date means the date on which this Act comes into force (see section 2)

Commission has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Local Electoral Act 2001

Council means Rotorua District Council, operating as Rotorua Lakes Council

District means the district of the Council.

(2)

Terms defined in the Acts specified in section 12(1) have the same meaning in this Act unless the context otherwise requires.

(3)

However, if there is any inconsistency between the provisions of this Act and any provisions of the Acts referred to in section 12(1) or any regulations made under any of those Acts, this Act prevails.