Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

Planning document

85 Planning document

(1)

A customary marine title group has a right to prepare a planning document in accordance with its tikanga.

(2)

The purposes of the planning document are—

(a)

to identify issues relevant to the regulation and management of the customary marine title area of the group; and

(b)

to set out the regulatory and management objectives of the group for its customary marine title area; and

(c)

to set out policies for achieving those objectives.

(3)

A planning document may include any matter that can be regulated under the enactments specified in subsection (5), including matters that are relevant to—

(a)

promoting the sustainable management of the natural and physical resources of the customary marine title area; and

(b)

the protection of the cultural identity and historic heritage of the group.

(4)

A planning document may relate—

(a)

only to the customary marine title area of the group; or

(b)

if it relates to areas outside the customary marine title area, only to the part of the common marine and coastal area where the group exercises kaitiakitanga.

(5)

The planning document may include only matters that may be regulated under—

(a)

the Conservation Act 1987 or the Acts listed in Schedule 1 of that Act:

Section 85(5)(b): amended, on 20 May 2014, by section 107 of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014 (2014 No 26).