Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011

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Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2011 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(1) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment 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 Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2011 Commencement Order 2011.

2  Commencement of Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 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 Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2011 into force on 1 July 2011.

The Act amends the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 to provide for the Environmental Protection Authority to take over the functions of the former Environmental Risk Management Authority and to repeal the provisions relating to Nga Kaihautu Tikanga Taiao.


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.