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Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry) Regulations 2017.

Country/Territory
New Zealand
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Water
Keyword
Afforestation/reforestation Forest management/forest conservation Forestry protection measures Plant protection Planting material/seeds Forest service/forest officers Authorization/permit Standards Sustainable development Flood
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
These Regulations enter into force on 1 May 2018.
Abstract

This Regulations, consisting of 106 sections divided into three Parts and four Schedules, are made under the Resource Management Act 1991 and prescribe national environmental standards for plantation forestry. Purpose of regulations Part 1 provides for matters of interpretation, application of the regulations, provision for plan rules, etc. Part 2 provides for 8 main plantation forestry activities to be permitted when carried out in accordance with specified conditions that require to manage the adverse environmental effects of the activities. The regulated activities are: afforestation (regulations 8 to 17); pruning and thinning to waste (regulations 18 to 21); earthworks (regulations 22 to 35); river crossings (regulations 36 to 49); forestry quarrying (regulations 50 to 61); harvesting (regulations 62 to 71); mechanical land preparation (regulations 72 to 75); replanting (regulations 76 to 81).

Full text
English
Website
www.legislation.govt.nz

References - Legislation

Implements

Resource Management Act 1991 (No. 69 of 1991).

Legislation | New Zealand | 1991 (2022)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Effluent waste water/discharge, Soil pollution/quality, Coastal zone management, Protected area, Water conservation zone, Inland waters, Land-use planning, Authorization/permit, Surface water, Groundwater, EIA, Protection of environment, Climate change, Sustainable use, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Freshwater resources management, Thermal and medicinal waters, Waterworks, Pollution control, Sustainable development, Water abstraction, Fertilizers/nutrients, Freshwater pollution, Biodiversity, Traditional rights/customary rights, Ecosystem preservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora

Source: FAO, FAOLEX