Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Marine Aquaculture) Regulations 2020

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Marine Aquaculture) Regulations 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of July 2020

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under sections 43 and 43A of the Resource Management Act 1991

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in accordance with section 44 of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Meaning of marine farm and offshore marine farm
5Meaning of outstanding area
6Meaning of inappropriate area for existing aquaculture activities
7Meaning of biogenic habitat
8Meaning of reef
9Meaning of regionally significant benthic species
10Transitional, savings, and related provisions
11Application of regulations
12Existing marine farms in inappropriate areas for existing aquaculture activities: discretionary activity
13Stringency of rules
14Replacement coastal permits for existing marine farms not within inappropriate areas for existing aquaculture activities: restricted discretionary activity
15Views of tangata whenua on draft applications
16Realignment of existing marine farms: restricted discretionary activity
17Views of tangata whenua on draft applications
18Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under this Part and Part 4
19Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for existing marine farms that involve fed aquaculture
20Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for offshore marine farms
21Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for marine farms within outstanding areas
22Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for realignment of marine farms
23More lenient rules for applications under provisions in this Part
24Notification
25Application of this Part
26Change in consented species but no change in structures: restricted discretionary activity
27Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under regulation 26
28Views of tangata whenua on draft application
29Change in consented species and changes to certain subsurface structures: restricted discretionary activity
30Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under regulation 29
31Views of tangata whenua on draft application
32Change in consented species with changes to surface and subsurface structures: restricted discretionary activity
33Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under regulation 32
34Views of tangata whenua on draft application
35Change in consented species with changes to surface and subsurface structures that involve realignment: restricted discretionary activity
36Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under regulation 35
37Views of tangata whenua on draft application
38Change in consented species on finfish farms: restricted discretionary activity
39Matters over which discretion is restricted for replacement coastal permits under regulation 38
40Views of tangata whenua on draft application
41Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for marine farms within outstanding areas
42Additional matters over which discretion is restricted for offshore marine farms
43Plans may be more lenient than certain regulations
44Notification
Explanatory note
Administrative Information