Resource Management Act 1991

Duties of local authorities and applicants

Heading: inserted, on 10 August 2005, by section 18 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).

36A No duty under this Act to consult about resource consent applications and notices of requirement

(1)

The following apply to an applicant for a resource consent and the local authority:

(a)

neither has a duty under this Act to consult any person about the application; and

(b)

each must comply with a duty under any other enactment to consult any person about the application; and

(c)

each may consult any person about the application.

(2)

This section applies to a notice of requirement issued under any of sections 168, 168A, 189, and 189A by a requiring authority or a heritage protection authority, as if—

(a)

the notice were an application for a resource consent; and

(b)

the authority were an applicant.

Section 36A: inserted, on 10 August 2005, by section 18 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 87).