Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2021

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 29th day of March 2021

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 161A(1) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Climate Change.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations 2021.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 30 April 2021.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 7 amended (Aluminium smelting)

(1)

Replace regulation 7(4)(k) and (l) with:

(k)

5.194, which is the allocative baseline for any 2020 final allocation:

(l)

5.130, which is the allocative baseline for any 2021 provisional allocation:

(2)

After regulation 7(4)(l), insert:

(m)

5.130, which is the allocative baseline for any 2022 provisional allocation.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 30 April 2021, amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010. The amendments relate to products that New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited produces by aluminium smelting (the products). The amendments—

  • replace the 2020 provisional allocative baseline for the products with a final allocative baseline; and

  • replace the 2021 provisional allocative baseline for the products; and

  • insert a 2022 provisional allocative baseline for the products.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 April 2021.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.