Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996

4 Purpose of Act

(1)

The purpose of this Act is to—

(a)

help protect human health and the environment from adverse effects resulting or likely to result from human activities which modify or are likely to modify the ozone layer:

(b)

phase out ozone depleting substances as soon as possible except for essential uses:

(c)

give effect to New Zealand’s obligations under the Convention and the Protocol.

(2)

Every person exercising any power or discretion under this Act shall act in a manner consistent with that purpose.

Compare: 1990 No 50 s 4