Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Amendment Regulations 2021

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Amendment Regulations 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of September 2021

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 164 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 made after complying with sections 3A and 3B of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Amendment Regulations 2021.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 February 2022.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 23C amended (Requirements relating to application for unique emissions factor approval in relation to LFG collection and destruction system)

In regulation 23C(1)(g), replace “1.19” with “0.91”.

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 1 February 2022, amend the Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009. The amendment updates the default emissions factor used in calculating unique emissions factors in relation to landfill gas collection and destruction systems from operating disposal facilities, so that it aligns with updated average waste composition data.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 September 2021.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.