217Q Regulations relating to sales information on nitrogenous fertiliser


The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister after consulting the Minister of Agriculture, make regulations that—


require persons of a specified class to collect any of the following information relating to or arising from the sale and purchase of nitrogenous fertiliser:


the date of purchase:


where the purchase took place:


the name of the seller:


the name of the purchaser:


the type of fertiliser purchased:


the volume of fertiliser purchased:


where the fertiliser is intended to be applied; and


prescribe how the information is to be collected; and


require persons who are required under paragraph (a) to collect the information to provide it to any 1 or more of the following:


the EPA:


a regional council:


a specified person or class of persons:


a specified agency; and


specify the manner in which, and the frequency at which, that information is to be provided; and


allow the collection of personal information of a purchaser only if their purchase exceeds a prescribed volume of nitrogenous fertiliser.


Regulations under this section are secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 217Q: inserted, on 1 July 2020, by section 64 of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 30).

Section 217Q(2): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).