Local Government Act 2002

Abbreviation
LGA 2002
Valid from
24/12/2002

Information provider
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Author
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Information type
Legislation
Format
PDF


Description

The purpose of this Act is to provide for democratic and effective local government that recognises the diversity of New Zealand communities; and, to that end, this Act—

  • (a) states the purpose of local government; and
  • (b) provides a framework and powers for local authorities to decide which activities they undertake and the manner in which they will undertake them; and
  • (c) promotes the accountability of local authorities to their communities; and
  • (d) provides for local authorities to play a broad role in meeting the current and future needs of their communities for good-quality local infrastructure, local public services, and performance of regulatory functions.

The Local Government Act 2002 is referenced in NZS 8500:2006 as a means of clarifying what is a Territorial Authority.

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Description

The purpose of this Act is to provide for democratic and effective local government that recognises the diversity of New Zealand communities; and, to that end, this Act—

  • (a) states the purpose of local government; and
  • (b) provides a framework and powers for local authorities to decide which activities they undertake and the manner in which they will undertake them; and
  • (c) promotes the accountability of local authorities to their communities; and
  • (d) provides for local authorities to play a broad role in meeting the current and future needs of their communities for good-quality local infrastructure, local public services, and performance of regulatory functions.

The Local Government Act 2002 is referenced in NZS 8500:2006 as a means of clarifying what is a Territorial Authority.

Download this resource (PDF, 353KB)
Local Government Act 2002
Description

The purpose of this Act is to provide for democratic and effective local government that recognises the diversity of New Zealand communities; and, to that end, this Act—

  • (a) states the purpose of local government; and
  • (b) provides a framework and powers for local authorities to decide which activities they undertake and the manner in which they will undertake them; and
  • (c) promotes the accountability of local authorities to their communities; and
  • (d) provides for local authorities to play a broad role in meeting the current and future needs of their communities for good-quality local infrastructure, local public services, and performance of regulatory functions.

The Local Government Act 2002 is referenced in NZS 8500:2006 as a means of clarifying what is a Territorial Authority.

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