Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects—Permitted Activities) Regulations 2013

8A Deposit of material on seabed from launch of space vehicle

The deposit on the seabed of material jettisoned from any launch of a space vehicle from New Zealand is a permitted activity if the person undertaking the activity complies with the following conditions:

(a)

there are no more than 100 space vehicle launches from New Zealand in total (regardless of who undertook the activity); and

(b)

the material jettisoned from the space vehicle is—

(i)

deposited within the authorised launch deposit area; but

(ii)

not deposited within the closed seamount area; and

(c)

the person complies with the pre-activity and post-activity requirements in Schedule 4A.

Regulation 8A: replaced, on 5 April 2018, by regulation 5 of the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects—Permitted Activities) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/53).