Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 December 2014 to date (accessed 19 December 2014 at 14:58)
Chapter 15Part 7Section 571

571   What happens if land is transferred?

(1)  A person who disposes of an estate in land continues to be liable to pay a rate or charge levied in respect of the land if the rate or charge was levied:
(a)  before the estate was disposed of, or
(b)  after the estate was disposed of but before notice of the transfer was given as required by this Act.
(2)  A person who, as the holder of a licence, permit, permissive occupancy or authority under the Crown Lands Act 1989, was liable for rates or charges continues to be liable to pay a rate or charge levied in respect of the land subject to the licence, permit, permissive occupancy or authority if the rate or charge was levied before the licence, permit, permissive occupancy or authority was terminated or expired.
(3)  A person who becomes liable for rates and charges levied on land is liable to the council for a rate or charge owing in respect of the land even though the person was not so liable when the rate or charge was levied.
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