Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011

Functions of EPA

12 Objective of EPA

(1)

The objective of the EPA is to undertake its functions in a way that—

(a)

contributes to the efficient, effective, and transparent management of New Zealand’s environment and natural and physical resources; and

(b)

enables New Zealand to meet its international obligations.

(2)

When undertaking its particular functions under an environmental Act, the EPA must also act in a way that furthers any objectives (or purposes) stated in respect of that Act.