Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017

73 Duty to develop, consult on, recommend the approval of, and publish and notify code of practice for firefighting water supplies

(1)

For the purposes of section 72, FENZ must develop, consult on, recommend the approval of, and publish an approved code of practice for firefighting water supplies (code of practice) in accordance with this section.

(2)

FENZ must develop a code of practice in consultation with—

(a)

local advisory committees; and

(b)

any local authority, association of local authorities, or any other appropriate authorities or organisations.

(3)

After developing a code of practice in accordance with subsection (2), FENZ must submit the code of practice to the Minister for approval.

(4)

FENZ must—

(a)

publish the approved code of practice on an Internet site maintained by, or on behalf of, FENZ; and

(b)

notify the approved code of practice by notice in the Gazette.

(5)

FENZ must review the approved code of practice at intervals of no more than 3 years.

(6)

An approved code of practice that is reviewed under subsection (5) must—

(a)

be consulted on in accordance with subsection (2); and

(b)

be submitted to the Minister in accordance with subsection (3); and

(c)

be published and notified in accordance with subsection (4).

(7)

A code of practice is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012 and must, following approval by the Minister under section 72, be presented to the House of Representatives under section 41 of that Act.

Compare: 1975 No 42 s 30(3)