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Drainage Act (Amendment) Promulgation 2008

REPUBLIC OF FIJI ISLANDS

INTERIM GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI ISLANDS
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DRAINAGE ACT (AMENDMENT) PROMULGATION 2008

(PROMULGATION NO. 4 OF 2008)


IN exercise of the powers conferred upon the Interim Government, and upon the exercise of my own deliberative judgment as President of the Republic of the Fiji Islands as to what is best and good for the people of Fiji, and by the executive authority of the State in accordance with section 85 of the Constitution and such other powers as may appertain, and with the advice of the Cabinet, I, Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda, President of the Republic of the Fiji Islands, hereby make this Promulgation -

TO AMEND THE DRAINAGE ACT (CAP 143)

Short Title & Commencement


1.-(1) This Promulgation maybe cited as the Drainage Act (Amendment) Promulgation 2007, and is deemed to come into force on the 1st day of January 2008.

(2) In this Promulgation, the Drainage Act (Cap 143) is referred to as "the principal Act".

Section 2 repealed


2. Section 2 of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definitions of "rateable area" and "rateable land".

Section 9 repealed


3. Section 9 of the principal Act is amended by repealing paragraphs (d) and (h).

Section 11 repealed


4. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 11.

Section 12 repealed


5. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 12.

Section 12A repealed


6. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 12A.

Section 13 repealed


7. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 13.

Section 13A repealed


8. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 13A.

Section 14 repealed


9. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 14.

Section 15 repealed


10. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 15.

Section 16 repealed


11. The principal Act is amended by repealing section 16.

Section 20 amended


12. The principal Act is amended in section 20(1) by deleting "rateable land" and substituting "any land within the drainage area".

New Section 23 added


13. The principal Act is amended by adding the following new section after section 22 -

Regulations

23. The Minister may make regulations for the purpose of this Act."

Transitional


14. All drainage rates outstanding at the commencement of this Promulgation are written-off.


Given under my hand this 3rd day of March 2008.

J.I. ULUIVUDA
President of the
Republic of the Fiji Islands

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