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Users' guide: National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health

Publication date:  April 2012
Publication reference number:  ME 1092

The Resource Management (National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health) Regulations 2011 took effect on 1 January 2012. This users’ guide explains the regulations and provides guidance to territorial and unitary authorities on implementing the NES.

A copy of the regulations is included in Appendix A of the guide or can be downloaded from the New Zealand Legislation website.

Find out more on the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health web page.