This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations provide a national environmental standard for activities on pieces of land whose soil may be contaminated in such a way as to be a risk to human health. The activities are removing or replacing a fuel storage system, sampling the soil, disturbing the soil, subdividing land, and changing the use of the piece of land. The activities are classed as permitted activities, controlled activities, restricted discretionary activities, or discretionary activities.
The current editions of documents incorporated by reference are available on the Ministry for the Environment's website.
The regulations come into force on 1 January 2012.
Date of notification in Gazette: 13 October 2011.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.