(1) Subsection (3) applies to a coastal permit for a restricted coastal activity granted at any time by the Minister of Conservation for a coastal marine area within the region of a regional council.
(2) If subsection (3) applies to a coastal permit, it applies on and from the later of—
(a) 1 October 2009; or
(b) the date that the coastal permit is granted.
(3) The coastal permit is to be treated as if—
(a) it were granted by the regional council; and
(b) the regional council were the consent authority in relation to the coastal permit on and from the date it was granted.
Section 119A: replaced, on 1 October 2009, by section 91 of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).