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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 4 August 2020 at 18:01)
218A Amalgamation of areas
(1) The Governor may, by proclamation, amalgamate two or more areas into one or more new areas.(2) On the date specified in the proclamation as the date on which the areas are to be amalgamated—(a) the areas are dissolved, and(b) the new area or new areas are constituted, and(c) subject to section 218C, the councillors of the former areas cease to hold office.(3) Divisions 1 and 2 apply to a new area constituted by a proclamation under this section in the same way as they apply to an area constituted by a proclamation under section 204.(4) Section 212(2) does not apply to the dissolution of a former area by a proclamation under this section.