Resource Management Amendment Bill

About this bill

The objectives of this bill are to reduce complexity, increase certainty, restore public participation opportunities, and improve Resource Management Act 1991 processes. This bill also supports the urgent need to improve freshwater management and outcomes in New Zealand.

Current status

Royal Assent given 30 June 2020.
Enacted as the Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020/30)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 180-2
Introduced 23 September 2019
First reading 26 September 2019
Select Committee Environment Committee
Public submissions due 7 November 2019
Select Committee report back 30 March 2020
Second reading 3 June 2020
Committee of the whole House 24 June 2020
Third reading 24 June 2020
Royal Assent 30 June 2020
Enacted as Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020/30)
Divided No

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