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Section 33 – Transfer of functions, powers or duties – a stocktake of council practice

Publication date:  May 2015
Publication reference number:  ME 1200

Section 33 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) enables a local authority to transfer any one or more of its functions, powers or duties under the RMA to another public authority, except the power of transfer.

This report is a stocktake to establish what type of functions/powers/duties have been transferred and on what terms and conditions.