Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Amendment Act 2012

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Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Amendment Act 2012

Public Act2012 No 3
Date of assent24 February 2012
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1  Title
  • This Act is the Antarctica (Environmental Protection) Amendment Act 2012.

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

3  Principal Act amended
4  Respect for protected areas
  • Section 27(3) is amended by repealing paragraph (a) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) in accordance with the written authorisation of the Minister,—

      • (i) for the purpose of restoration or protection; or

      • (ii) if the removal is consistent with any management plan that applies to the Historic Site or Historic Monument; or.

Legislative history

16 February 2012Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 2) (Bill 271–2) and third reading
24 February 2012Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.