Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017

51 Minister may take into account authorisation granted in country other than New Zealand

(1)

The Minister may treat a licence, permit, or other authorisation that concerns a matter relevant to the Minister’s decision and that was granted, or is likely to be granted, to an applicant or other person in a country other than New Zealand as satisfying some or all of the criteria for granting a launch licence under section 9, a payload permit under section 17, an overseas launch licence under section 25, an overseas payload permit under section 33, or a facility licence under section 40.

(2)

A licence or permit granted in reliance in whole or in part on subsection (1) may come into force only after the overseas licence, permit, or other authorisation is granted.