Conservation Act 1987

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  • This version was republished on 7 July 2022 to correct a typographical error in section 26S(3).
6D Membership

(1)

The members of the Authority shall be appointed by the Minister having regard to the interests of conservation, natural earth and marine sciences, and recreation, and the Authority shall consist of—

(a)

2 persons appointed after consultation with the Minister of Maori Affairs:

(b)

2 persons appointed after consultation with the Minister of Tourism:

(c)

1 person appointed after consultation with the Minister of Local Government:

(ca)

1 person nominated by Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu (as established by section 6 of Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu Act 1996):

(d)

1 person appointed on the recommendation of the Royal Society of New Zealand:

(e)

1 person appointed on the recommendation of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Incorporated:

(f)

1 person appointed on the recommendation of the Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand Incorporated:

(g)

4 persons appointed following public notice given in accordance with subsection (2).

(2)

Every notice required by subsection (1)(g) shall—

(a)

state the number of appointments intended to be made to the Authority:

(b)

call for nominations for membership of the Authority to be sent to the Minister:

(c)

state a date, being not less than 28 days after the date of the first publication of the notice, after which the Minister may decline to accept such nominations:

(d)

be published—

(i)

at least twice in a daily newspaper circulating in each of the cities of Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin; and

(ii)

in such other communications media and on such occasions as the Minister may direct.

(3)

Every appointment of a member of the Authority shall be made by notice published in the Gazette, and shall take effect from the date of such notice or such later date as may be specified in the notice.

(4)

No person employed by the Department shall be eligible for appointment as a member of the Authority.

Compare: 1980 No 66 s 17

Section 6D: inserted, on 10 April 1990, by section 5 of the Conservation Law Reform Act 1990 (1990 No 31).

Section 6D(1)(ca): inserted, on 22 October 1998, by section 272(1) of the Ngāi Tahu Claims Settlement Act 1998 (1998 No 97).

Section 6D(2)(d): substituted, on 7 May 1999, by section 2 of the Conservation Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 30).