Our Act

The Greytown District Trust Lands Act 1979 as amended sets out our purpose and governs much of our business.  It is the single most important piece of legislation that is relevant to what we do. See http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/local/1979/0004/latest/DLM73525.html?src=qs for details.

Other relevant legislation

Consistent among other things with our charitable trust status, the scale of our financial operations and our activities in the field of property ownership, property management and property development and also as an employer, there is a wide range of other legislation that applies to our business. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Charities Act 2005
  • Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
  • Local Authorities (Members Interests) Act 1968
  • Financial Reporting Act 2013
  • Income Tax Act 2007
  • Goods and Services Tax Act 1985
  • Public Bodies Leases Act 1969
  • Property Law Act 2007
  • Building Act 2004
  • Construction Contracts Act 2003
  • Resource Management Act 1991
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 2015
  • Employment Relations Act 2000
  • Holidays Act 2003
  • Privacy Act 1993
  • Trusts Act 2019

For further information regarding this legislation go to http://www.legislation.govt.nz