32A Failure to carry out evaluation

(1)

A challenge to an objective, policy, rule, or other method on the ground that an evaluation report required under this Act has not been prepared or regarded, a further evaluation required under this Act has not been undertaken or regarded, or section 32 or 32AA has not been complied with may be made only in a submission under section 49, 149E, 149F, or 149O or under Schedule 1.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not prevent a person who is hearing a submission or an appeal on a proposal from having regard to the matters stated in section 32.

(3)

In this section, proposal means a proposed statement, national planning standard, plan, or change for which—

(a)

an evaluation report must be prepared under this Act; or

(b)

a further evaluation must be undertaken under this Act.

Section 32A: inserted, on 1 August 2003, by section 11 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 23).

Section 32A(1): amended, on 3 December 2013, for all purposes, by section 71(1) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 32A(1): amended, on 4 September 2013, by section 6 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 32A(2): replaced, on 3 December 2013, for all purposes, by section 71(2) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 32A(3): inserted, on 3 December 2013, for all purposes, by section 71(2) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 32A(3): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 16 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).