Supplementary Order Paper No 240

No 240

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Environmental Protection Authority Bill


Proposed motion to divide Bill into 6 Bills

Hon Dr Nick Smith, in Committee, to move as follows:

That the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, Parts 1 to 3 and 7, and Schedules 3 to 7 be a separate Bill, and that for the enacting words, clauses 1 and 2, and the Part 1 heading there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) Parts 1 and 2 of this Act come into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

    (2) The rest of this Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (3) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

That Part 4 and Schedule 1 be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 4 heading and clause 48 there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Climate Change Response Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (2) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Climate Change Response Act 2002.

That Part 5 and Schedule 2 be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 5 heading and clause 65 there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (2) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.

That Part 5A be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 5A heading and clause 74A there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (2) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Act 1988.

That Part 5B be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 5B heading and clause 74J there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Ozone Layer Protection Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (2) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996.

That Part 6 be a separate Bill, and that for the Part 6 heading and clause 75 there be substituted the following enacting words and clauses:

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Resource Management Amendment Act 2011.

2 Commencement
  • (1) This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council; and 1 or more orders may be made bringing different provisions into force on different dates.

    (2) Any provision that has not earlier been brought into force comes into force on 1 December 2012.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Resource Management Act 1991.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper divides the Environmental Protection Authority Bill into 6 Bills. They are—

  • the Environmental Protection Authority Bill:

  • the Climate Change Response Amendment Bill:

  • the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill:

  • the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Amendment Bill:

  • the Ozone Layer Protection Amendment Bill:

  • the Resource Management Amendment Bill.