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EDS (Environmental Defence Society) report will be influential in RMA (Resource Management Act) review
This article summarises three reform models offered by the EDS (Environmental Defence Society) and the future process.
New Zealand
25 Mar 2019
Ground Cover: resource management, local government and planning law
Ground Cover tracks legislative and regulatory reform in resource management, local government and planning law.
New Zealand
15 Feb 2019
Changes to control regime for mining permits
Article discusses changes to control regime for mining permits if and when the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill is passed.
New Zealand
16 May 2018
Environmental agency says "no" to offshore mining – again
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has rejected a second application for deep sea mining.
New Zealand
15 Feb 2015
Heavier regime for fracking? Recommendations of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
No moratorium but greater strategic oversight of the regulatory regime is recommended.
New Zealand
10 Jun 2014
Top Australian court finds wriggle room in "reasonable endeavours" test to supply gas
A contractual obligation to use "reasonable endeavours" to supply gas gave the seller significant wriggle room,
New Zealand
12 Mar 2014
Biggest reform round yet for the Resource Management Act
We summarise and comment briefly on the proposed amendments.
New Zealand
19 Aug 2013
Submissions called on new mine safety regulations
The legacy of the Pike River coal mine tragedy will be a much more comprehensive mining health and safety regime.
New Zealand
30 May 2013
No public input into marine consents for petroleum exploration
NZ petroleum exploration will be a non-notified discretionary activity, so there is no scope for public submissions.
New Zealand
9 May 2013
Transitional provisions under new Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013
The Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013 comes into force on 24 May 2013.
New Zealand
3 May 2013
New anti-protest protections for off-shore mining
The Brief Counsel looks at summary offences in the new CM amendment bill and at the High Court's findings about the MTA.
New Zealand
19 Apr 2013
Royalty rates review for minerals
The review seeks to apply a more consistent and transparent royalty regime to maintain international competitiveness.
New Zealand
18 Nov 2012
Royalty rates review for minerals: submissions by 7 December
The new regime will be hard to change so the consultation phase on the royalties and the taxation reviews are important.
New Zealand
11 Nov 2012
Move to two-tier regime in Crown Minerals Act Review
The discussion paper for the Crown Minerals Act Review envisages a move to a two-tier system for higher risk activities.
New Zealand
15 Mar 2012
Eez-y does it in search to realise NZ oil resource
A look at the possible regimes that could emerge from a firmer regulatory approach to deep sea petroleum exploration.
New Zealand
6 Sep 2011
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