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Geographical Names Act 1966 No 13
Current version for 8 July 2016 to date (accessed 16 December 2017 at 16:19)
Section 17
17   Rights or obligations not affected
No alteration of or discontinuance of the use of a name of a place pursuant to this Act shall affect any rights or obligations of any person, or render defective any legal proceedings and any legal proceedings may be continued or commenced under the altered or discontinued name.