If your land falls in an ideal area for a Waitemata-to-Manukau harbour canal, it may be confiscated.

Across Auckland. Using the Auckland and Manukau Canal Act, 1908, the Auckland Harbour Board can “purchase or take or otherwise acquire” land for the purpose of constructing a harbour-to-harbour canal. It can take the land “from time to time, either within or without the limits of its jurisdiction”.

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It is illegal to steal a “movable” even if it classified as an “immovable”.

RS 14:68 Unauthorized use of a movable A. Unauthorized use of a movable is the intentional taking or use of a movable which belongs to another, either without the other’s consent, or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations, but without any intention to deprive the other of the movable permanently. The fact that […]

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A law was passed with the specific intent of stating the punishment for stealing crayfish.

RS 14:67.5 § 67.5. Theft of crawfish; penalty A. No person shall knowingly, willfully and intentionally fish or take any commercial crawfish from any crawfish farm, except with the consent of the owner thereof. B.(1) Whoever commits the crime of theft of crawfish when the misappropriation or taking amounts to a value of five hundred […]

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