Resource Management (Marine Pollution) Amendment Regulations 2011

2011/149

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Resource Management (Marine Pollution) Amendment Regulations 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of May 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 360(1)(a), (ha), (hb), (hf), and (hg) of the Resource Management Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following regulations, acting—

  • (a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

  • (b) on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in accordance with section 360(2A) and (2B) of that Act.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Resource Management (Marine Pollution) Amendment Regulations 2011.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 23 June 2011.

3  Principal regulations amended
4  New Schedule 1 substituted
5  New Schedule 5 substituted
6  Schedule 6 amended
  • (1) The Schedule 6 heading is amended by omitting r 3(1) and substituting r 2.

    (2) Schedule 6 is amended by adding the clause set out in Schedule 3 of these regulations as clause 2.

7  Schedule 7 amended
  • (1) The Schedule 7 heading is amended by omitting r 3(1) and substituting r 2.

    (2) The item relating to Raritan Engineering Company, Inc in the table in Schedule 7 is amended by—

    • (a) inserting the items set out in Part 1 of Schedule 4 of these regulations after the item relating to Lectra/San MC; and

    • (b) inserting the items set out in Part 2 of Schedule 4 of these regulations after the item relating to Purasan PST.


Schedule 1
New Schedule 1 substituted

r 4

Schedule 1
Noxious liquid substances

rr 2, 3(b)

1

Any substance that—

  • (a) is listed in the first column of a table referred to in clause 2; and

  • (b) is given a pollution category of X, Y, or Z in the relevant column of the table.

2

The tables are as follows:

  • (a) the table of substances in Chapter 17 or 18 of the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk in the form of those chapters set out in the Annex of the International Maritime Organization resolution MEPC.166(56) adopted on 13 July 2007 (see, for example, Annex 13 of the report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on its fifty-sixth session dated 10 September 2007 (MEPC 56/23)):

  • (b) the table of substances in any of Annexes 1 to 4 of the International Maritime Organization circular dated 17 December 2010 about provisional categorization of liquid substances (MEPC.2/Circ.16).

Schedule 2
New Schedule 5 substituted

r 5

Schedule 5
Grade A sewage treatment systems

r 2

Any treatment system described in the first 5 columns of the table of treatment systems in Annex 5 of the International Maritime Organization circular dated 31 August 2005 about pollution prevention equipment required by MARPOL 73/78 (MEPC.5/Circ.9).

Schedule 3
Clause added to Schedule 6

r 6(2)

2Any system that meets or exceeds the standards in section 4 of the following guidelines, when tested under section 5 of the guidelines: the Revised Guidelines on Implementation of Effluent Standards and Performance Tests for Sewage Treatment Plants set out in the Annex of the International Maritime Organization resolution MEPC.159(55) adopted on 13 October 2006 (see, for example, Annex 26 of the report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on its fifty-fifth session dated 16 October 2006 (MEPC 55/23)).

Schedule 4
Items inserted in Schedule 7

r 7(2)

Part 1

Manufacturing countriesManufactured byType and modelApproximate designed hydraulic loading (m3/day)
  EST12 
  EST24 
  EST32 

Part 2

Manufacturing countriesManufactured byType and modelApproximate designed hydraulic loading (m3/day)
  PST12v 
  PST24v 
  PST32v 

Michael Webster,
for 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 amend the Resource Management (Marine Pollution) Regulations 1998 to update the lists of things referred to in the definitions of—

  • noxious liquid substance:

  • harmful substances:

  • Grade A treated sewage:

  • Grade B treated sewage.

These regulations come into force on 23 June 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 May 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.