Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003

Form 31A Notice of motion (for proceedings under section 87G, 149T, 198E, or 198K of Resource Management Act 1991)

Sections 87G, 149T, 198E, and 198K, Resource Management Act 1991

To the Registrar

Environment Court

Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch

1

I, [full name], apply under [relevant section and statute] for [nature of order(s) sought].

2

The grounds for the application are: [specify details].

3

*I attach the following documents:

(a)

an affidavit in support of this application; and

(b)

a list of names and addresses of persons to be served with a copy of this notice.

*These documents constitute part of this form and, as such, must be attached to both copies of the notice lodged with the Environment Court.

Date:

*Signature of applicant or person authorised to sign on behalf of applicant:

Electronic address for service of applicant:

Telephone:

Postal address (or alternative method of service under section 352 of the Act):

Contact person: [name (and designation, if applicable)]

*A signature is not required if you make your request by electronic means.
Notes to applicant
1

You must lodge the original and 1 copy of this notice with the Environment Court. The notice must be signed by you or on your behalf. You must pay the filing fee required by regulation 35 of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003.

1A

If this is a notice of motion for proceedings under section 87G, 198E, or 198K of the Resource Management Act 1991, you must lodge this notice with the Environment Court within 15 working days after receiving the report provided under section 87F(5) or 198D(5) of that Act or preparing the report under section 198J(2) of that Act.

2

You must serve copies of this notice and the affidavit on the local authority or consent authority, and on any person who made a submission on the matter, as soon as is reasonably practicable after lodging the notice.

3

As soon as is reasonably practicable after you have served the documents, you must advise the Registrar of the names, addresses, and dates of service of the persons served.

Advice to recipients of copy of notice of motion
How to become party to proceedings
4

You may be heard on this application if you come within section 274(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991. If you are a trade competitor of the applicant, your right to be heard may be limited.

5

You may be heard on the application as a party if,—

(a)

within 15 working days after this notice of motion was lodged with the court, you lodge a notice in form 33 with the Environment Court and serve copies of your notice on the relevant local authority and the applicant; and

(b)

within 20 working days after this notice of motion was lodged with the court, you serve copies of your notice on all other parties.

Advice
6

If you have any questions about this notice, contact the Environment Court in Auckland, Wellington, or Christchurch.

Schedule 1 form 31A: inserted, on 1 November 2010, by regulation 19(2) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/279).

Schedule 1 form 31A: amended, on 18 October 2017, by regulation 15(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/231).

Schedule 1 form 31A: amended, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 14(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/386).

Schedule 1 form 31A: amended, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 14(2) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/386).

Schedule 1 form 31A: amended, on 3 March 2015, by regulation 14(3) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/386).

Schedule 1 form 31A: amended, on 10 October 2013, by regulation 7 of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/385).