Conservation Amendment Act 2003

Conservation Amendment Act 2003

Public Act2003 No 65
Date of assent21 October 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Conservation Amendment Act 2003.

    (2) In this Act, the Conservation Act 1987 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Amendments to conservation management strategies and conservation management plans
  • Section 17I of the principal Act is amended by inserting, after subsection (1), the following subsection:

    • (1A) The Director-General may amend a conservation management strategy so that the information in the strategy required by section 17D(7) (identifying and describing protected areas) remains accurate. Subsections (1), (2), and (4)(a) do not apply to the Director-General's ability to amend a conservation management strategy under this subsection. However, the Director-General must promptly notify the Conservation Boards affected of every amendment made under this subsection.

4 Schedule 1 amended
  • Schedule 1 of the principal Act is amended by repealing the item The Sand Drift Act 1908.


Legislative history

16 October 2003Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 3), third reading