Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act 2000

Procedure for implementing strategy

13 Preparation of draft strategy
  • (1) The Minister may direct the Authority—

    • (a) to prepare a draft strategy for approval by the Minister; and

    • (b) in preparing the draft strategy, to seek, from the persons listed in subsection (2), comments on the matters to be provided for in the strategy.

    (2) In preparing a draft strategy, the Minister or, if a direction is given to the Authority under subsection (1), the Authority must seek comments from—

    • (a) such representatives, as the Minister or the Authority, as the case may require, considers appropriate, of—

      • (i) industry and commerce:

      • (ii) environmental and community organisations:

      • (iii) Maori organisations:

      • (iv) local authorities; and

    • (b) the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.

    (3) The Minister or the Authority, as the case may require, may seek comments from any other person.