357CA Powers of hearings commissioner considering objection under section 357A(1)(f) or (g)

(1)

This section applies if a hearings commissioner is considering an objection made under section 357A(1)(f) or (g) (see section 357AB).

(2)

The hearings commissioner may do 1 or more of the following:

(a)

require the person or body making the objection to provide further information:

(b)

require the consent authority to provide further information:

(c)

commission a report on any matter raised in the objection.

(3)

However, the hearings commissioner must not require further information or commission a report unless he or she considers that the information or report will assist the hearings commissioner to make a decision on the objection.

Section 357CA: inserted, on 18 October 2017, by section 169 of the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 (2017 No 15).