National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005

  • revoked
  • National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2005: revoked, on 1┬áDecember 2015, by clause 5 of the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order 2015 (LI 2015/140).

Emergency services generally

20 Background

(1)

This part of this plan identifies the roles of emergency services in civil defence emergencies. Agencies responding to emergencies include the Police, fire service, and DHBs.

(2)

The New Zealand Police have developed the Police operations part of this plan.

(3)

The New Zealand Fire Service has co-ordinated and led the participation of fire organisations in the development of this plan and is referred to in this plan in that capacity.

(4)

The Ministry of Health has co-ordinated and led the participation of DHBs in the development of this plan and is referred to in this plan in that capacity.

(5)

The New Zealand Defence Force is not defined as an emergency service under the Act. It is a primary support agency in emergencies.

(6)

Requests for support from the New Zealand Defence Force beyond local levels of commitment should be made through the National Controller in accordance with the agreement between MCDEM and the New Zealand Defence Force.