Resource Management Act 1991

15A Restrictions on dumping and incineration of waste or other matter in coastal marine area

(1)

No person may, in the coastal marine area,—

(a)

dump any waste or other matter from any ship, aircraft, or offshore installation; or

(b)

incinerate any waste or other matter in any marine incineration facility—

unless the dumping or incineration is expressly allowed by a resource consent.

(2)

No person may dump, in the coastal marine area, any ship, aircraft, or offshore installation unless expressly allowed to do so by a resource consent.

(3)

Nothing in this section permits the dumping of radioactive waste or radioactive matter (to which section 15C applies) or any discharge of a harmful substance that would contravene section 15B.

Section 15A: inserted, on 20 August 1998, by section 6 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 105).