Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of March 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 161A(1) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues (being satisfied as to the matters specified in section 161A(3) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002) and on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2011.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 24 March 2011.

3  Principal regulations amended
4  New regulation 30 inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 29:

    30 Production of reconstituted wood panels
    • (1) The production of reconstituted wood panels is an eligible industrial activity.

      (2) The product produced by the production of reconstituted wood panels that must be used as the basis of allocation is the total tonnes of reconstituted wood panels that are—

      • (a) produced by carrying out the eligible industrial activity; and

      • (b) of saleable quality.

      (3) For the purposes of this regulation and the Schedule, production of reconstituted wood panels means the physical and chemical transformation of wood particles (for example, wood flakes, chips, shavings, sawdust, and strands) and adhesives (for example, resins), where—

      • (a) the output of the activity is reconstituted wood panels (for example, particleboard, fibreboard, strandboard, and triboard) with a density that exceeds 400 kg/m3; and

      • (b) the individual wood particles have no dimension that exceeds 100 mm.

5  Schedule amended
  • The Schedule is amended by adding the item set out in the Schedule of these regulations.


Schedule
Item added to Schedule

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Production of reconstituted wood panelsModerate0.2066

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 24 March 2011, amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010. The amendments prescribe an additional eligible industrial activity and its emissions intensity, its products, and its allocative baseline.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 March 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.