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.
Royal Assent given 30 June 2020.
Enacted as the Resource Management Amendment Act 2020 (2020/30)
Passed by a majority of 9 votes (63 ayes, 54 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 7 votes (63 ayes, 56 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 6 votes (63 ayes, 57 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|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)|
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