Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011

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Subpart 1—Participation in conservation processes in common marine and coastal area

47 Participation in conservation processes


In this section and sections 48 to 50, affected iwi, hapū, or whānau means iwi, hapū, or whānau that exercise kaitiakitanga in a part of the common marine and coastal area where a conservation process is being considered.


Affected iwi, hapū, or whānau have the right to participate in conservation processes in the common marine and coastal area.


For the purposes of subsection (1), the conservation processes are—


applications made under section 5 of the Marine Reserves Act 1971 for the purpose of declaring or extending a marine reserve:


proposals under section 22 of the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978 to define and declare or extend a marine mammal sanctuary:


proposals under the enactments relevant to conservation protected areas to declare or extend conservation protected areas:


publicly notified applications for concessions:


applications made under regulation 12 of the Marine Mammals Protection Regulations 1992 for permits authorising marine mammal watching.