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Health and safety workplace reform in mining and energy resources
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • July 9 2013

The Government has introduced a new Bill in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy. The main


RMA amendments reform phase II update
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 1 2012

Following the release of the Technical Advisory Group report (TAG) recommending changes to Sections 6 and 7 of the Resource Management Act (RMA) there has been divergent views on the changes proposed


Climate change - Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Incorporated v Buller Coal Limited 2012 NZHC 2156
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 1 2012

The High Court has recently confirmed that the downstream effects of the combustion of the coal on climate change are legally irrelevant when assessing land use applications to mine coal under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA


Study commissioned on East Coast oil & gas potential
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 1 2012

A study has been commissioned to investigate the potential for developing an oil and gas industry on the East Coast of the North Island


Review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 regime has started, but there is more to come
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 1 2012

This Bill had its first reading on 26 September 2012 and aims to promote prospecting, exploration, and mining of Crown owned minerals for the benefit of New Zealand


Resource Management (Restricted Duration of Certain Discharge and Coastal Permits) Amendment Bill
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 1 2012

The Resource Management (Restricted Duration of Certain Discharge and Coastal Permits) Amendment Bill ("Bill") aims to amend s 107 of the Resource Management Act 1991 ("RMA"), relating to the granting of discharge and coastal permits


Discussion document on activity classifications under the EEZ Act
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • September 26 2013

The Government is currently consulting on proposals for regulating exploratory drilling for oil and gas, discharges of harmful substances from


Non-notified marine consenting for offshore exploration drilling
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • September 3 2013

Late last week, the Government released a discussion document on activity classifications under the EEZ Act. The discussion document addresses two


Phase II reform to the RMA to include changes to sections 6 and 7
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2011

The Government is now getting on with the phase II reforms to the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), which has a broader directive and seeks to provide greater central government direction and closer alignment of related legislation


NPS for Renewable Electricity Generation 2011: implementation guide
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2011

The Implementation Guide for the National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation (NPS) has recently been published by the Ministry for the Environment