149RA Minor corrections of board decisions, etc

(1)

At any time during its term of appointment, a board of inquiry may issue an amendment to a decision, or an amended decision, that corrects minor omissions, errors, or other defects in any decision of the board, and this power includes the powers set out in subsections (2) to (4).

(2)

The board may correct a resource consent as if the board were a consent authority acting under section 133A (which applies within 20 working days of the grant of the resource consent).

(3)

The board may amend a proposed plan as if the board were a local authority acting under clause 16(2) of Schedule 1 before the earlier of the following:

(a)

the day on which the local authority approves the proposed plan under clause 17 of Schedule 1 or the day on which the Minister of Conservation approves the proposed regional coastal plan under clause 19 of Schedule 1, whichever applies:

(b)

the day that is 40 working days after the day on which any appeals relating to the matter have been determined and all rights of appeal have expired.

(3A)

The board may amend a proposed regional policy statement as if the board were a local authority acting under clause 16(2) of Schedule 1 before the earlier of the following:

(a)

the day on which the local authority approves the proposed regional policy statement under clause 17 of Schedule 1:

(b)

the day that is 40 working days after the day on which any appeals relating to the matter have been determined and all rights of appeal have expired.

(4)

The board may correct a requirement before the earlier of the following:

(a)

the day on which the local authority includes the relevant designation or heritage order in its district plan and any proposed district plan under section 175(2):

(b)

the day that is 40 working days after the day on which any appeals relating to the matter have been determined and all rights of appeal have expired.

Section 149RA: inserted, on 4 September 2013, by section 30 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 63).

Section 149RA(1): amended, on 19 April 2017, by section 94 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).

Section 149RA(3A): inserted, on 1 July 2020, by section 54 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 30).