Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2008

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Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2008

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 6th day of October 2008 

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 43 of the Resource Management Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2008.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
  • These regulations amend the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Regulations 2004.

4 Interpretation
  • Regulation 3(1) is amended by inserting the following definition in the appropriate alphabetical order:

    firefighter means a member of a fire brigade to which the Fire Service Act 1975 applies, including a member of a defence fire brigade or an industrial fire brigade, within the meaning of that Act.

5 Burning of coated wire
  • Regulation 9 is amended by revoking subclause (2) and substituting the following subclause:

    • (2) Subclause (1) does not apply if the wire is—

      • (a) burnt at industrial and trade premises that have—

        • (i) a resource consent for the discharge produced; and

        • (ii) emission control equipment that is designed and operated to minimise emissions of dioxins and other toxics from the process; or

      • (b) part of a building that is burnt for the purpose of training firefighters.

6 Burning of oil
  • Regulation 10(2) is amended by revoking paragraph (b) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (b) the burning is for the purpose of training firefighters; or.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after their notification in the Gazette, amend the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Regulations 2004. The amendments allow the burning of coated wire that is part of a building if the building is burnt for the purpose of training firefighters.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 9 October 2008.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.