Pursuant to section 68 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002, I, Lawrence Yule, declare that a state of local emergency exists in the Hastings District owing to extreme fire circumstances requiring co-ordination of resources and public confidence.
The state of local emergency comes into force immediately on the making of this declaration, and expires seven days after the time and date on which it comes into force (unless extended or terminated at an earlier time).
Declared By: Lawrence Yule.
Designation: Mayor, Hastings.
Time and Date of Declaration: 1.50pm on 13 February 2017.