Crown Minerals Amendment Act (No 2) 1997

Crown Minerals Amendment Act (No 2) 1997

Public Act1997 No 91
Date of assent26 November 1997


This Act is administered in the Ministry of Commerce

An Act to amend the Crown Minerals Act 1991

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

1 Short Title
  • This Act may be cited as the Crown Minerals Amendment Act (No 2) 1997, and is part of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 (the principal Act).

2 Access arrangements in respect of Crown land
  • (1) This subsection inserted s 61(1A) of the principal Act.

    (2) This subsection inserted s 61(4) to (8) of the principal Act.

3 New Schedule added
  • This section inserted Schedule 4 of the principal Act.

4 Resource Management Act 1991 amended
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) This subsection inserted definitions of the terms exploration, mining and prospecting in section 2(1) Resource Management Act 1991.

    (3) Where, before the date of commencement of this section, an application has been made for a coastal permit (as defined in section 2(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991) for any prospecting, exploring, or mining for any Crown owned minerals, other than those prospecting, exploration, or mining activities set out in section 61(1A) of the principal Act, in the internal waters (as defined in section 4 of the Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977) of the Coromandel Peninsula, that application may be heard and determined in all respects, including any right of appeal, as if this section had not been enacted.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 1 August 2003, by section 96 Resource Management Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 23).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.

New Schedule 4 of principal Act

Section 3