Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Historical version for 8 July 2011 to 24 October 2011 (accessed 26 January 2015 at 13:22) Current version

59A   Ownership of water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage works

(1)  Subject to this Division, a council is the owner of all works of water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage installed in or on land by the council (whether or not the land is owned by the council).
(2)  A council may operate, repair, replace, maintain, remove, extend, expand, connect, disconnect, improve or do any other things that are necessary or appropriate to any of its works to ensure that, in the opinion of the council, the works are used in an efficient manner for the purposes for which the works were installed.
(3)  The provisions of this section have effect despite anything contained in section 42 of the Real Property Act 1900.
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