Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

Hon Eugenie Sage

Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill

Government Bill



Explanatory note
3Principal Act
4Long Title repealed
5New section 1A inserted (Purpose)
6Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
7New section 2A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
8Part 1 replaced
4Outcomes for decision-makers
5Māori interests
6Classification of pastoral activities on pastoral land
7Burning of vegetation
8Activities affecting or disturbing soil
9Further provisions relating to section 8
10Application process
11Commissioner’s decision
12Discretionary decision-making test for discretionary pastoral activities
13Discretionary decision-making test for recreation permits
16Stock limitations
17Renewal of lease after expiry
18Belated exchange of pastoral leases for reviewable leases
20Term and expiry
21Permission under other enactments still needed
22Boundary disputes
22ABoundary adjustments
22BChief executive to prepare monitoring framework
22CCommissioner to monitor compliance by holders of reviewable leases or licences
22DStrategic intentions document
22EReporting requirements
23Application of Land Act 1948 to this Part
9Part 2 repealed
10Section 83 amended (Objects of Part 3)
11Section 84 amended (Matters to be taken into account by Commissioner)
12Section 86 amended (Commissioner to review certain Crown land)
13New section 87A inserted (Approval of Minister needed for some designations)
87AApproval of Minister needed for some designations
14New Part 4A inserted
100ACosts of remedial action
100BCommissioner may accept enforceable undertakings
100CDetails of undertaking to be published
100DInfringement offences
100EProceedings for infringement offences
100FWho may issue infringement notices
100GInfringement notices
100HReminder notices
100IPayment of infringement fees
100JPenalties for infringement offences
100KBreaches of statutory or contractual provisions
100LPower to amend Schedule 1AB
100MChief executive to review Schedule 1AB
100OCommissioner may set standards and issue directives
15New Schedules 1AA, 1AB, and 1AC inserted
16Consequential amendments
17Amendments to Land Act 1948
18Section 17 amended (Application for rehearing)
19Section 24 amended (Powers and duties of Commissioners)
20Section 60 amended (Creation of easements)
21Section 66A amended (Recreation permit)
22Section 100 amended (Preservation of timber)

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: