15C Prohibitions in relation to radioactive waste or other radioactive matter and other waste in coastal marine area

(1)

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Act, no person may, in the coastal marine area,—

(a)

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

(b)

store any radioactive waste or other radioactive matter or toxic or hazardous waste on or in any land or water.

(2)

In this section,—

radioactive waste or other radioactive matter has the same meaning as in section 257 of the Maritime Transport Act 1994

toxic or hazardous waste means any waste or other matter prescribed as toxic or hazardous waste by regulations.

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