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TREES (DISPUTES BETWEEN NEIGHBOURS) ACT 2006

- As at 17 May 2017
- Act 126 of 2006

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Act applies to trees on certain land
   5.      Action in nuisance
   6.      Authorisation of work or activity regulated by or under other Act

   PART 2 - COURT ORDERS-TREES THAT CAUSE OR ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE DAMAGE OR INJURY

   7.      Application to Court by affected land owner
   8.      Notice of application for order to be given to owners of affected land
   9.      Jurisdiction to make orders
   10.     Matters of which Court must be satisfied before making an order
   11.     (Repealed)
   12.     Matters to be considered by Court
   13.     Appearance by local council or Heritage Council
   14.     Court to provide copy of order to local council and Heritage Council

   PART 2A - COURT ORDERS-HIGH HEDGES THAT OBSTRUCT SUNLIGHT OR VIEWS

   14A.    Application of Part
   14B.    Application to Court by affected land owner
   14C.    Notice of application for order to be given to owners of affected land
   14D.    Jurisdiction to make orders
   14E.    Matters of which Court must be satisfied before making an order
   14F.    Matters to be considered by Court
   14G.    Appearance by local council or Heritage Council
   14H.    Court to provide copy of order to local council and Heritage Council
   14I.    Review of Part

   PART 3 - ENFORCEMENT OF ORDERS

   15.     Failure to comply with order
   16.     Successors in title bound by order
   16A.    Immediate successor in title to benefit from certain tree orders
   17.     Carrying out of work by local council
   17A.    Registration of judgment debt as charge on land

   PART 4 - MISCELLANEOUS

   18.     Rights under other Acts or laws
   19.     Act to bind Crown
   20.     Regulations
   21.     Savings, transitional and other provisions
   22.     (Repealed)
   23.     Review of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           Schedule 2 (Repealed)


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