Resource Management Amendment Act (No 2) 1994

Resource Management Amendment Act (No 2) 1994

Public Act1994 No 139
Date of assent9 December 1994

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry for the Environment.


An Act to amend the Resource Management Act 1991

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Resource Management Amendment Act (No 2) 1994, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Resource Management Act 1991 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

2 Duties to consider alternatives, assess benefits and costs, etc
  • This section amended s 32 of the principal Act.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 1 August 2003, by section 96 Resource Management Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 23). See sections 109 to 113 of that Act as to the transitional and savings provisions.

3 Transitional provisions
  • (1) Where, in any proceedings, the Environment Court has, before the commencement of this section, completed a hearing, or made a decision, in relation to—

    • (a) Any provision of a proposed regional policy statement or proposed plan; or

    • (b) Any variation to a proposed regional policy statement or proposed plan; or

    • (c) Any change to a regional policy statement or plan; or

    • (d) Any plan or change requested under clause 21 of Schedule 1 to the principal Act,—

    the principal Act shall continue to apply in relation to those proceedings, and to the rights of appeal conferred by the principal Act in relation to those proceedings, as if this Act had not been passed.

    (2) Where, before the commencement of this section, proceedings have been commenced in the High Court or the Court of Appeal in relation to any of the matters specified in paragraphs (a) to (d) of subsection (1) of this section, the principal Act shall continue to apply in relation to those proceedings as if this Act had not been passed.

    The words Environment Court were substituted, as from 2 September 1996, for the words Planning Tribunal pursuant to section 6(2)(a) Resource Management Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 160).