Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Act 2010

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Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Act 2010

Public Act
2010 No 12
Date of assent
12 April 2010
see section 2

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.


5Act binds the Crown
7What this Part does
8Replacement day
9Elected members cease to hold office on close of day before replacement day
10Appointment of commissioners
11First appointment of commissioners takes effect on replacement day
12How appointment of commissioners made
13Amendment of terms of reference for commissioners
14Commissioners must have collective knowledge and expertise in certain matters
15Subsequent appointment of commissioners
16Chairperson and deputy chairperson of commissioners
17Term of office
18Commissioners’ remuneration and expenses
19Exclusion of commissioners’ liability
20Commissioners constitute governing body of ECan
21Commissioners must establish advice process
222010 and 2013 elections for members of ECan must not be held
23Members of ECan elected at next election [Repealed]
24References to members, chairperson, and deputy chairperson
25Provisions of Local Government Act 2002 that do not apply
26Provisions of Local Electoral Act 2001 that do not apply
27Saving for acts of elected members of ECan
28Continuation of committees and delegations [Repealed]
29What this Part does
30Application of Part 2 of RMA to this Part
31Transitional regulations
32Application of RMA under this subpart
34Power to impose moratorium on specified applications
35Notification of moratorium
36Power to end moratorium
37Effect of moratorium on specified applications made during currency, or after end, of moratorium
38Specified applications made before moratorium in force
39Effect of moratorium on applications for which request is made under section 87D of RMA
40Effect of moratorium on permits granted before moratorium in force
41Specified applications held over during moratorium may be revised
42Process to apply to specified applications after end of moratorium
43Application of certain provisions of RMA
44No compensation
45Provisions of Local Government Act 2002 that do not apply
46Part 9 of RMA does not apply except as otherwise stated
47Applications to Minister under section 201 of RMA
48Processing of applications
49ECan to notify applications
50Consideration of applications by ECan
51Submissions, hearing, and report
52Jurisdiction of Environment Court excluded
53Right of appeal to High Court on question of law
54Provisions of RMA applying to appeal procedure
55Appeal to Court of Appeal
56Application of sections 214 and 215 of RMA
57Scope and effect of WCO made under this subpart
58Applications to revoke or vary WCOs
59Delegation by ECan of functions, powers, and duties
60Transitional provisions [Repealed]
61Meaning of proposed regional policy statement or plan
62Application of RMA
63Additional relevant criteria
64Application of sections 65 to 68
65Notification of decision
66Right of appeal to High Court on question of law
67Scope of right of appeal
68Appeal procedure
69Procedures if proposed regional policy statement or plan under consideration before commencement day
Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: