Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013

Reprint as at 24 May 2013

Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 14
Date of assent19 April 2013
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

4 Long Title repealed

5 Section 1 amended (Short Title and commencement)

6 New sections 1A and 1B inserted

7 Part 1 heading replaced

8 Cross-heading above section 2 repealed

9 Section 2 amended (Interpretation)

10 New sections 2A to 2D inserted

11 Cross-heading above section 5 amended

12 Section 5 replaced (Functions of Minister of Energy)

13 Section 6 amended (Delegation of functions by Minister of Energy)

14 Section 7 replaced (Appointment of enforcement officers)

15 Section 8 amended (Restrictions on prospecting or exploring for, or mining, Crown owned minerals)

16 Section 12 and cross-heading repealed

17 New Part 1A heading inserted

18 Sections 13 to 22 and cross-heading replaced

19 New Part 1B heading inserted

20 Section 23 replaced (Application for permits)

20A Section 24 amended (Allocation by public tender)

21 Section 25 replaced (Grant of permit)

22 Section 27 replaced (Provisions relating to granting of permit)

23 New section 28A inserted (Declaration that permits not to be issued or extended for specified land for specified period)

24 New sections 29A and 29B and cross-heading inserted

25 Section 32 amended (Right of permit holder to subsequent permits)

26 Section 33 replaced (Permit holder to comply with permit and this Act)

27 Section 35 replaced (Duration of permit)

28 New cross-heading above section 36 inserted

29 Section 36 amended (Change to permit)

30 Sections 37 and 38 replaced

31 Section 39 amended (Revocation of permit)

32 Section 40 amended (Surrender of permit)

33 Section 41 replaced (Transfers and other dealings with permits)

34 Section 42A amended (Authorisation of geophysical surveys on adjacent land)

35 Section 43 amended (Work programmes to be approved by Minister)

36 Section 44 amended (Duty of Minister withholding approval of work programme)

37 Section 46 amended (Unit development)

38 Section 53 amended (Access to land for petroleum)

39 Section 54 amended (Access to land for minerals other than petroleum)

40 Section 59 amended (Notice of request for grant of right of access)

41 Section 61 amended (Access arrangements in respect of Crown land and land in common marine and coastal area)

42 New section 61C inserted (Public notification of certain access arrangements)

43 Sections 90 and 90A and cross-heading above section 90 replaced

44 Section 91 amended (Secretary to keep registers)

45 Section 92 amended (Permits are not real or personal property)

46 New section 92A inserted (Effect of liquidation or loss of registration of company)

47 Section 95 amended (Address for service)

48 Section 97 amended (Application of monetary deposits)

49 New section 97A (Chief executive may prescribe form of certain documents)

50 Section 98 amended (Gold fossicking areas)

51 New section 98A inserted (Gold fossicking areas (other land))

52 New sections 99A to 99M and cross-headings inserted

53 Section 100 amended (Offences)

54 Section 101 amended (Penalties)

55 New sections 101A to 101C inserted

56 Section 104 amended (Recovery of fees and other money)

57 Section 105 amended (Regulations)

58 New sections 105A to 105D inserted

Repeals, consequential amendments, and transitional provisions

59 Part 2 replaced

60 New Schedule 1 inserted

61 Schedule 4 replaced

62 New Schedule 5 inserted

63 Amendments to principal Act relating to Legislation Act 2012

64 Consequential and minor amendments to principal Act

65 Consequential amendments to other Acts

Schedule 1
New Schedule 1 inserted

Schedule 2
Schedule 4 replaced

Schedule 3
New Schedule 5 inserted

Schedule 4
Consequential and minor amendments to principal Act

Schedule 5
Consequential amendments to other Acts

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: