Regulatory impact statement: National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014

Date: May 2014

This regulatory impact statement has been prepared by the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary Industries. It accompanies the RMA section 32 evaluation report, the RMA section 52 report with recommendations on submissions, and proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM).

This RIS summarises an analysis of the options to assist regional councils with setting freshwater objectives and limits required under the NPS-FM.