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Fire and emergency New Zealand bill passes
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • July 17 2017

The Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) Bill passed its third reading on 4 May 2017 and received Royal Assent on 11 May 2017. The majority of the


Commencement of amendments to the RMA
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • July 17 2017

The Resource Legislation Amendment Act (RLAA) received Royal Assent on 18 April 2017. The commencement of the RLAA is staggered, with amendments to


Resource Legislation Amendment Bill passed its third reading
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • April 7 2017

Yesterday the Government announced that the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill passed its third reading. This means that the Bill has been subject


Resource legislation Amendment Bill - the Select Committee reports back
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • New Zealand
  • March 24 2017

The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill (RLAB) Select Committee Report has recently been released. The RLAB was first released in 2015. Since then


Supreme Court rules on lessee's obligations for remediation of subsurface contamination
  • Wilson Harle
  • New Zealand
  • November 8 2016

The Supreme Court recently reversed a Court of Appeal decision, holding that Mobil Oil NZ Ltd was not responsible for remedying the contamination of


Ground Cover - Issue 11, July 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • July 12 2016

The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill will now be reported back on 6 September 2016. The initial report back date was 3 June. Submissions to the


Ground Cover - Issue 10, April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • April 29 2016

Ground Cover tracks legislative and regulatory reform in resource management, local government, planning and construction law. Our national


Heavier regime for fracking?
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand
  • June 6 2014

No moratorium but greater strategic oversight of the regulatory regime is recommended by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment in her


Draft regulations for dumping harmful substances in NZ waters released for consultation
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • March 11 2014

Draft regulations regarding discharge and dumping in New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone ("EEZ") have been released, and the Ministry for the


Applications for exploratory drilling in the EEZ to be non-notified
  • Russell McVeagh
  • New Zealand
  • March 11 2014

Following a round of public consultation, the Government has confirmed that regulations under the new Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf