225 Regulations relating to targets

(1)

The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, make regulations setting a target.

(2)

Before recommending the making of an Order in Council under subsection (1), the Minister must consult, or be satisfied that the chief executive has consulted, persons (or their representatives) that appear to the Minister or the chief executive likely to have an interest in the order.

(3)

The Minister

(a)

must review the target following publication of any Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report or report of a successor agency; and

(b)

may at any time recommend to the Governor-General the setting of a target, or amendment or revocation of a target, having regard to the following matters:

(i)

any Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Report or report of a successor agency:

(ii)

any other matters the Minister considers relevant.

(4)

To avoid doubt, any number of targets may be set using the process under this section.

Section 225: added, on 8 December 2009, by section 84 of the Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 57).

Section 225(1): amended, on 5 December 2011, by section 19 of the Climate Change Response Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 15).

Section 225(3): amended, on 5 December 2011, by section 19 of the Climate Change Response Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 15).