70B Implementation of national environmental standards

If a national environmental standard is made to control the effects on climate change of the discharge into air of greenhouse gases, a regional council may make rules that are necessary to implement the standard, provided the rules are no more or less restrictive than the standard.

Section 70B: inserted, on 2 March 2004, by section 6 of the Resource Management (Energy and Climate Change) Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 2).

Section 70B heading: amended, on 10 August 2005, by section 43(1) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).

Section 70B: amended, on 10 August 2005, by section 43(2)(a) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).

Section 70B: amended, on 10 August 2005, by section 43(2)(b) of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).