Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Regulations 2013

Reprint as at 23 May 2013

Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Regulations 2013

(SR 2013/127)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 22nd day of April 2013

The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

Pursuant to section 105(1) of the Crown Minerals Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal regulations

4 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)

5 Regulation 5 amended (Definition of turning points)

6 Part 1 heading replaced

7 Regulation 6 amended (Signing of documents)

8 Regulations 7 to 9 and cross-heading above regulation 8 replaced

9 Regulation 10 replaced (Headers for digital seismic survey data)

10 Regulations 11 and 12 revoked

11 Cross-heading above regulation 13 revoked

12 Regulation 13 amended (Permit holder may apply for extension of time within which document or thing must be provided)

13 Regulation 14 amended (Permit holder may apply for exemption from requirement to provide document or thing)

14 Regulation 15 and cross-heading revoked

15 Cross-heading above regulation 16 revoked

16 Regulation 16 amended (Prescribed information for purposes of section 90A(1) of Act)

17 Regulation 17 amended (Application for prospecting permit)

18 Regulation 18 revoked (Application for exploration permit (unless allocated by public tender))

19 Regulation 19 amended (Application for mining permit (unless allocated by public tender))

20 Regulation 20 amended (Application to extend area to which permit relates)

21 Regulation 21 amended (Application to extend duration of exploration permit (unless for purpose of discovery appraisal))

22 Regulation 22 amended (Application to extend duration of exploration permit for purpose of discovery appraisal)

23 Regulation 23 amended (Application to extend duration of mining permit)

24 Regulation 24 replaced (Application for permit holder to transfer, lease, or otherwise deal with permit)

25 Regulation 26 amended (Application for consent to flare or vent petroleum)

26 Regulation 29 amended (Notice of surrender of permit)

27 Regulation 30 amended (Notice of access arrangement)

28 Regulation 31 amended (Notice of intention to carry out geochemical, gravity, magnetic, or seismic survey)

29 Regulation 32 amended (Notice of intention to carry out well-drilling operations)

30 Regulation 33 amended (Notice of completion of well producing, or associated with producing, petroleum)

31 Regulation 34 amended (Notice of suspension of well-drilling operations)

32 New regulations 34A to 34E inserted

33 Regulation 35 amended (Well-drilling operations to be carried out in accordance with recognised good exploration and mining practice)

34 Regulation 36 amended (Permit holder must avoid wasting petroleum resources)

35 Regulations 38 to 43 and cross-headings replaced

36 Regulation 44 amended (Reports on surveys)

37 New regulations 45A and 45B inserted

38 Regulation 46 amended (Well completion report)

39 Regulation 47 amended (Well abandonment report)

40 Regulation 48 amended (Core analysis report)

41 Regulation 49 amended (Drill cuttings)

42 Regulation 50 amended (Core samples (other than sidewall core samples))

43 New regulation 51A inserted (Application of regulations 50 and 51 to coal seam gas operations)

44 Regulation 53 amended (Oil samples)

45 New regulation 53A inserted (Reports relating to royalties)

46 Parts 5 and 6 replaced

47 References to Secretary replaced

48 Schedule 1 revoked

49 Schedule 2 replaced

50 Schedule 3 amended

51 Schedule 4 amended

52 Schedule 6 amended

53 Schedule 8 amended

54 Schedule 9 revoked

Schedule 2 replaced

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