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Resource Management (Network Utility Operations) Regulations 2016.

Country/Territory
New Zealand
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
Environmental planning Environmental standards Land-use planning Authorization/permit Policy/planning Standards Protection of environment Hydropower generation Sustainable development
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
These regulations enter into force on 29 September 2016.
Abstract

These Regulations, consisting of 5 sections and one Schedule, prescribe environmental planning for certain projects as network utility operations for the purposes of section 166 of the Resource Management Act 1991. The effect of these regulations is to enable a person who undertakes, or proposes to undertake, a prescribed project to seek and, if appropriate, be granted, requiring authority status under that Act for the project. Schedules deals with the following issues: Transitional, savings, and related provisions; Mayfield Hinds In-race Generation project; and Wairau Hydroelectricity Scheme project.

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