Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 Commencement Order 2016

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Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 Commencement Order 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 30th day of May 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 2 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 Commencement Order 2016.

2 Commencement of section 10 of Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015

Section 10 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 comes into force on 1 July 2016.

Michael Webster,
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 section 10 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2015 into force on 1 July 2016.

Section 10 of that Act replaces section 26 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996. It extends the Environmental Protection Authority’s statutory power to allow it to determine a hazardous substance’s hazard classification and the approvals that apply or that are required to be obtained.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 June 2016.

This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.