Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 17 September 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 08:34)

238   Minister may remove members and Governor may dissolve trust

(1)  In the event of any delay in the election of members of a private water trust or in the event of any default by members of a private water trust in the discharge of their duties under this Part or of the ratepayers failing to elect members, or the required number of members, the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette:
(a)  remove a member or members from office, and direct the election of another member or other members, or
(b)  remove a member or members (if any) and assume all of the functions of the members, and may appoint a manager of the affairs of the trust.
(2)  The Minister may at any time direct the election of members of a private water trust, and on such election all of the functions of the members are revested in the members.
(3)  (Repealed)
(4)  The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the winding up of a private water trust and for the disposal of any residual assets of the trust.
(5)  If the Governor is satisfied that the winding up of a private water trust has been completed under this section, the Governor may, by proclamation published in the Gazette, abolish the trust.
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