Environmental Protection Authority Bill

  • enacted

Functions of EPA

11 Objective of EPA
  • (1) The objective of the EPA is to undertake its functions in a way that—

    • (a) contributes to the efficient, effective, and transparent management of New Zealand's environment and natural and physical resources; and

    • (b) enables New Zealand to meet its international obligations.

    (2) When undertaking its particular functions under an environmental Act, the EPA must also act in a way that furthers any objectives (or purposes) stated in respect of that Act.