Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Amendment Regulations 2019

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Amendment Regulations 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of September 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 168(1)(m) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Amendment Regulations 2019.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2020.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Regulations 2009 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 8 amended (Threshold for exporting synthetic greenhouse gases activity)

After regulation 8(2)(g), insert:

(h)

the refrigeration system of a shipping container.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2020, amend the Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Regulations 2009 (the principal regulations). The regulations introduce the refrigeration system of a shipping container into the definition of excluded goods for the purposes of regulation 8 of the principal regulations. Excluded goods under regulation 8 are not subject to the threshold for the activity of exporting synthetic greenhouse gas.

Regulatory impact assessment

The Ministry for the Environment produced a regulatory impact assessment on 15 August 2019 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 September 2019.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.