Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

  • enacted
5 Section 69P amended (Minister must consult before issuing, adopting, or amending drinking-water standards)


In section 69P(1), delete “over a period of at least 3 years”.


In section 69P(1)(a), replace in a daily newspaper in each of the cities of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin with in accordance with subsection (3).


After section 69P(2), insert:


The notice under subsection (1)(a) must be published


on an Internet site to which the public has free access; or


in 1 or more newspapers circulating in the area likely to be affected by the matter to which the notice relates.


The Minister may also publish the notice in any other way the Minister considers desirable.