Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 01:49)
706   What happens after a council gives public notice?
(1)  If public notice is given by the council, anyone may make a written submission to the council during the period of public notice (or any longer period allowed by this Act for the making of submissions) concerning the matter notified.
(2)  Before determining the matter notified, the council must consider all submissions duly made to it.