Environmental Protection Authority Act Commencement Order 2011

2011/193

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Environmental Protection Authority Act Commencement Order 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of May 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2(2) of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the Environmental Protection Authority Act Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of Parts 3 and 4 of Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011
  • (1) Part 3 (except sections 44 to 49) of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 comes into force on 1 July 2011.

    (2) Part 4 (except section 53(2)) of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 comes into force on 1 July 2011.

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings the following provisions of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 (the Act) into force on 1 July 2011:

  • Part 3 (except sections 44 to 49):

  • Part 4 (except section 53(2)).

Parts 1 and 2 of the Act came into force on the day after the Act received the Royal assent.

Part 3 deals with the disestablishment of entities and the transfer of functions to the Environmental Protection Authority. Sections 44 to 49 will be brought into force with the Climate Change Response Amendment Act 2011.

Part 4 makes minor and consequential amendments. Section 53(2) will be brought into force with the Climate Change Response Amendment Act 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 June 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.