Climate Change (General Exemptions) Amendment Order (No 2) 2019

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Climate Change (General Exemptions) Amendment Order (No 2) 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 18th day of November 2019

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 60 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change made after complying with the requirements of that section.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Amendment Order (No 2) 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 19 December 2019.

3 Principal order

This order amends the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Order 2009 (the principal order).

4 New clause 13A inserted (Exemption for operating disposal facility in relation to certain waste)

After clause 13, insert:

13A Exemption for operating disposal facility in relation to certain waste

A person who carries out the activity of operating a disposal facility is exempt as a participant in respect of the part of the activity involving the disposal of waste that—

(a)

had previously been disposed of at the Fox Glacier landfill; and

(b)

is disposed of by the disposal facility on or after 1 April 2019.

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, which comes into force on 19 December 2019, amends the Climate Change (General Exemptions) Order 2009 (the principal order).

This order amends the principal order to exempt persons who operate disposal facilities from being participants under the Climate Change Response Act 2002. A person who operates a disposal facility is exempt in relation to waste disposed of by the facility from 1 April 2019 that was previously disposed of at the Fox Glacier landfill.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 21 November 2019.

This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.