6 Making of submissions under clause 5

(1)

Once a proposed policy statement or plan is publicly notified under clause 5, the persons described in subclauses (2) to (4) may make a submission on it to the relevant local authority.

(2)

The local authority in its own area may make a submission.

(3)

Any other person may make a submission but, if the person could gain an advantage in trade competition through the submission, the person’s right to make a submission is limited by subclause (4).

(4)

A person who could gain an advantage in trade competition through the submission may make a submission only if directly affected by an effect of the proposed policy statement or plan that—

(a)

adversely affects the environment; and

(b)

does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

(5)

A submission must be in the prescribed form.

Schedule 1 clause 6: replaced, on 1 October 2009, by section 149(8) of the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 31).

Schedule 1 clause 6 heading: amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 119 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).