360E Procedures relevant to making rules under section 360D

Before recommending that regulations be made under section 360D, the Minister must—

(a)

notify the public, relevant local authorities, and relevant iwi authorities of the proposed regulations; and

(b)

establish a process that—

(i)

the Minister considers gives the public, the relevant local authorities, and the relevant iwi authorities adequate time and opportunity to comment on the proposed regulations; and

(ii)

requires a report and recommendation to be made to the Minister on the comments received under subparagraph (i); and

(c)

ensure that an evaluation report is prepared under section 32; and

(d)

have particular regard to that report when deciding whether to recommend that regulations be made; and

(e)

publicly notify the report and recommendation required under paragraph (b)(ii).

Section 360E: inserted, on 19 April 2017, by section 116 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).