79AA Application of temporary provisions in respect of section 79

(1)

The temporary provisions set out in subsections (2) and (3) apply instead of section 79(1) during the period—

(a)

beginning on the commencement date; and

(b)

ending with the close of 30 September 2024.

(2)

A local authority may commence a review of a provision of any of the following documents it has:

(a)

a regional policy statement:

(b)

a regional plan:

(c)

a district plan.

(3)

However, any review of a provision that would have taken place under section 79(1) (as it read immediately before the commencement date) if it had not been temporarily suspended must be commenced no later than the close of 30 September 2024.

(4)

In this section, commencement date means the date on which Schedule 3 of the COVID-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Act 2021 comes into force.

(5)

This section is repealed on 1 October 2024.

Section 79AA: inserted, on 3 November 2021, by Schedule 3 clause 10 of the COVID-19 Response (Management Measures) Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 42).