Climate Change (Waste) Amendment Regulations 2021

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Climate Change (Waste) 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 163 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, 3B, and 163(5) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Climate Change (Waste) Amendment Regulations 2021.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2022.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Climate Change (Waste) Regulations 2010.

4 Regulation 5 amended (Method of calculating emissions from operating disposal facilities)

In regulation 5(1), item C, paragraph (a), 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 amend the Climate Change (Waste) Regulations 2010 to update the default emissions factor used in calculating emissions from operating disposal facilities, so that it aligns with updated average waste composition data.

These regulations come into force on 1 January 2022 and apply for the year commencing on that date and for each subsequent year.

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.