Waste Minimisation Bill

  • enacted

Hon Trevor Mallard

Waste Minimisation Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the committee of the whole House


Priority products

Product stewardship schemes

Accreditation of product stewardship schemes

Monitoring of accredited schemes

Regulations in relation to priority products, accredited schemes, products, materials, and waste

New Zealand Customs Service to provide information about priority products

Levy must be paid

Distribution and spending of levy money

Estimated levy and unpaid levy

Minister’s functions in relation to levy

Regulations in relation to waste disposal levy and related matters

Waste management and minimisation plans

Review of waste management and minimisation plans

Waste management and minimisation services, facilities, and activities

Collection and disposal of waste


Relationship of this Part with Local Government Act 2002

Consequential and transitional provisions


Strict liability and defences

Liability of principals for acts of agents

Time for laying informations


Infringement offences

Enforcement officers

Enforcement officer powers



Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: