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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 8 January 2019 to date (accessed 20 June 2019 at 08:50)
Chapter 15 Part 4 Section 539
539   What criteria are relevant in determining the amount of a charge?
(1)  In determining the amount of a charge for a service, the council may have regard to (but is not limited to) the following:
•  the purpose for which the service is provided
•  the nature, extent and frequency of the service
•  the cost of providing the service
•  the categorisation for rating purposes of the land to which the service is provided
•  the nature and use of premises to which the service is provided
•  the area of land to which the service is provided
•  in the case of water supply services—the quantity of water supplied.
(2)  The amount of a charge need not be limited to recovering the cost of providing the service for which the charge is made, except as provided by sections 503 (2) and 504 (3).