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.
Date of notification in Gazette: 9 October 2008.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.