Delegation of the provisions of section 57 Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

Grace Haden made this Official Information request to Auckland Council

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Auckland Council should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: Grace Haden

Dear Auckland Council,

Section 132 of the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 allows for a local authority to delegate specific duties to its CEO or other specified officer of the local authority

Please advise under urgency ( this information is required fro court documents due next Friday for Penny Bright )

1. to whom the provisions of section 57 Penalties on unpaid rates has been delegated to in each year 2006 - 2014 ( for Auckland city council pre 2010 ).

2. How was that duty has been delegated,

3. If that delegation was done on an annual basis, if so please provide a copy of the minutes which gave effect to that delegation .

4. Please also advise of the authority under which the council can collect rates by way of installments and impose penalties on those installments .

This information is associated to and additional to my LGOIMA request 23/10/2014

Yours faithfully,

Grace Haden

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From: Stephens, James
Auckland Council


Attachment 9000132305 Customer Acknowledgement.pdf
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Good afternoon Ms Haden,

Please refer to the attachment,

Kind regards,

James
[Auckland Council]

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From: Grace Haden

Dear Stephens, James,

Please refer to the request here with as yet I have not received a response as required,

could you please provide the information with urgency as it is now over due

Yours sincerely,

Grace Haden

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From: James Stephens
Auckland Council


Attachment 9000132305 Customer Response.pdf
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Hi Grace,

I attempted to send this on the 17th and the response letter is attached. I apologise for the delay, but I don't recall seeing an error message and so I'm a little confused as to why it didn't go through on the first attempt.

Kind regards,

James Stephens
Public Information
Democracy Services

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From: Grace Haden

Dear James Stephens,

Please urgently provide the documents referred to in this request being

Copies of the relevant resolutions will be provided when we respond to your request dated 23 October 2014 requesting copies of those resolutions and other information.

Yours sincerely,

Grace Haden

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From: James Stephens
Auckland Council

Good morning Grace,

These documents were provided to you as attachments to your request "Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 compliance" (Our ref: 9000132304). These can be found via the following link:

https://fyi.org.nz/request/2125-local-go...

Kind regards,

James Stephens | Information Advisor
Democracy Services
09 301 0101
Auckland Council, Level 25, 135 Albert Street, Auckland
Visit our website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

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From: Grace Haden

Dear James Stephens,

thanks got them but I am missing the Auckland council resolutions and the Auckland regional authority resolutions

Yours sincerely,

Grace Haden

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From: James Stephens
Auckland Council

´╗┐Hi,

I am currently on annual leave. If you have any official information
requests or are following up on an existing request, please forward them
through to [Auckland Council request email].

Wishing you a Happy Christmas and New Year,

James Stephens

Public Information

Democracy Services

[1]Auckland Council

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