Contents (1966 - 13)
Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
12 Naming of places under other Acts
(1) Whenever by any Act or any ordinance or regulation made under any Act power or authority is given to the Governor or to any public authority, local government body, officer or person to assign a name to any place or to alter the name of any place such power or authority shall not be exercised unless the board first concurs in the name or alteration.(2) Where, under subsection (1), the board concurs in a name being assigned to any place or in the alteration of the name of any place, the name assigned or as altered shall, upon publication of a notice in the Gazette specifying that name as the geographical name of that place, be its geographical name.(3) Subject to subsection (1), nothing in this Act shall affect the powers or authorities conferred by or under any Act on the Governor or any public authority, local government body, officer or person to name any place or alter the name of any place.