Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009

Reprint as at 1 January 2018

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009

(SR 2009/286)

Rt Hon Sir Peter Blanchard, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of September 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.

Pursuant to sections 163 and 164 of the Climate Change Response Act 2002, His Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Application for approval to use unique emissions factor
5EPA may approve use of unique emissions factor
6Criteria for class or category of fuel for which unique emissions factor may be used
6ACriteria for class of waste disposed of at disposal facility for which unique emissions factor may be used
7Obligation fuel participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
8Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval by obligation fuel participant
9Coal participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
10Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval for class of coal calculated using standard testing option
11Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval for class of coal combusted in particular equipment
12Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval for fugitive coal seam gas
13Natural gas purchasing participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
14Geothermal participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
15Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval by geothermal participant
16Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for geothermal fluid use calculated by reference to steam production
17Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for geothermal fluid use calculated by reference to non-condensable gas concentrations
18Waste combustion participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
19Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval by waste combustion participant
20Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for waste calculated using standard testing option
21Requirements for applications for unique emissions factor approval for coal, natural gas, used or waste oil, used tyres, or waste calculated using periodic source testing option
22Sampling and testing requirements for the periodic source testing option
23Calculation of unique emissions factor in accordance with periodic source testing option
23AWaste participant may apply for approval to use unique emissions factor
23BRequirements relating to application for unique emissions factor relating to waste composition
23CRequirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval in relation to LFG collection and destruction system
23DRequirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval in relation to waste composition and LFG collection and destruction system
24Verification
25Applications for recognition
26EPA may recognise individuals as verifiers
27Activities in respect of which recognition can be given
28Grant of recognition
29Conditions of recognition
30Suspension of recognition
31Revocation of recognition
32Surrender of recognition
33Substituted notice of recognition
34List of recognised individuals
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