Climate Change Response Act 2002

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5ZO Guidance for departments


The responsible Minister may issue guidance for departments on how to take the 2050 target or an emissions budget into account in the performance of their functions, powers, and duties (or classes of those functions, powers, and duties).


The responsible Minister must, as soon as practicable after issuing the guidance, make it publicly available.

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