Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations 2004

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10 Burning of oil

(1)

The burning of oil in the open air is prohibited.

(2)

Subclause (1) does not apply if—

(a)

the burning is for creating special smoke and fire effects for the purposes of producing films; or

(b)

the burning is for the purpose of training firefighters; or

(c)
[Revoked]

(d)

the burning is—

(i)

done by means of a flare; and

(ii)

for the purpose of undertaking health and safety procedures in the petroleum exploration and production industry or the petrochemical industry; and

(iii)

expressly allowed by a resource consent.

(3)

For the avoidance of doubt, subclause (1) does not apply if a discharge from the burning of oil is directed to the open air by a stack, chimney, or exhaust pipe (for example, emissions from a motor vehicle).

Regulation 10(2)(b): substituted, on 6 November 2008, by regulation 6 of the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/375).

Regulation (2)(c): revoked, on 25 August 2005, by regulation 4(1) of the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2005 (SR 2005/214).

Regulation (2)(d): added, on 25 August 2005, by regulation 4(2) of the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards Relating to Certain Air Pollutants, Dioxins, and Other Toxics) Amendment Regulations 2005 (SR 2005/214).

Regulation 10(2)(d)(iii): amended, on 1 June 2011, by regulation 6 of the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/103).