Telecommunications Act 2001

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  • This version was replaced on 13 December 2018 to make corrections to section 156B(1)(c) and Schedule 1AA Part 2 clause 8(3) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Resource Management Act 1991 issues

Heading: inserted, on 30 November 2011 (being the date of separation day, and an Order in Council (SR 2011/302) having been made under section 36), by section 51 of the Telecommunications (TSO, Broadband, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 27).

69XI Requiring authority status under Resource Management Act 1991

(1)

Chorus is approved as a requiring authority, as a network utility operator, under the Resource Management Act 1991 for the following purposes:

(a)

constructing or operating, or proposing to construct or operate, a network for the purpose of telecommunication as defined in section 5 of this Act; and

(b)

constructing or operating, or proposing to construct or operate, a network for the purpose of radiocommunications as defined in section 2(1) of the Radiocommunications Act 1989.

(2)

Part 8 of the Resource Management Act 1991 applies with necessary modifications as if the approval had been given under section 167 of that Act.

Section 69XI: inserted, on 30 November 2011 (being the date of separation day, and an Order in Council (SR 2011/302) having been made under section 36), by section 51 of the Telecommunications (TSO, Broadband, and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 27).