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Environment (Development Consent and Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 (No. 2017/01).

Country/Territory
Niue (New Zealand)
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
EIA Sustainable development Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Authorization/permit Sustainable use
Geographical area
Oceania, Small Island Developing States
Abstract

These Regulations of the Cabinet, made under the Environment Act 2015, provides rule relative to application for and granting of development consent. An application must contain the information specified in Schedule 1. The Department must carry out an initial environmental impact assessment for an activity to which an application relates. The Department or the Minister may make any of the following decisions in relation to an application (taking into account certain specified matters): (a) grant

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.nu

References - Legislation

Implements

Environment Act 2015 (No. 333 of 2015).

Legislation | Niue (New Zealand) | 2015

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Liability/compensation, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Biosafety, GMO, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishery management and conservation, Forestry protection measures, Waste management, Sustainable development, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Biodiversity, Protected area, Protection of species, Marine protected areas, Wild flora, Cultural heritage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX