Climate Change Response Act 2002

If you need more information about this Act, please contact the administering agency: Ministry for the Environment
5ZN 2050 target and emissions budget are permissive considerations

If they think fit, a person or body may, in exercising or performing a public function, power, or duty conferred on that person or body by or under law, take into account—


the 2050 target; or


an emissions budget; or


an emissions reduction plan.

Section 5ZN: inserted, on 14 November 2019, by section 8 of the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 61).