Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects—Discharge and Dumping) Regulations 2015

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2015/228

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects—Discharge and Dumping) Regulations 2015

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of September 2015

Present:
The Hon Bill English presiding in Council

Pursuant to sections 29A and 29D of the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in compliance with sections 32 and 34A of that Act, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Meaning of harmful substance
5Application
6Transitional, savings, and related provisions
7Discharge of sediments from iron sand prospecting and exploration
8Incidental discharge of sediments from phosphate nodule or placer gold prospecting and exploration
9Discharge of sediments from seafloor massive sulphide prospecting and exploration
10Other discharges of sediments
11Discharges of sediments containing prohibited radioactive material
12Pre-activity reporting requirements
13Pre-activity notification of relevant iwi, hapū, customary marine title group, and protected customary rights group
14Post-activity reporting requirements
15Discharge down petroleum well
16Discharge from petroleum extraction activities
17Discharge of oil mixed with water from machinery space
18Discharge of seawater contaminated with oil
19Discharge of segregated ballast water contaminated with oil
20Discharge of harmful substances described in regulation 4(a) from mining activities
21Discharge of drilling fluids
22Discharge of grey water and sewage
23Oil record books
24ESRP for spills of harmful substances described in regulation 4(a)
25Reporting of spills
26Discharge of food waste
27Discharge of garbage
28Placards
29Garbage management plans
30Garbage record books
31Dumping classified as non-notified activity
32Dumping in authorised location classified as non-notified activity
33Dumping classified as discretionary activity
34Dumping classified as prohibited activity
35Matters that must be included in impact assessment for marine discharge consent
36Matters that must be included in impact assessment for marine dumping consent
37EPA to monitor permitted activities
38Forms
Explanatory note
Administrative Information