Proposed technical updates to New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme regulations for 2017

The submission period has closed.

About the consultation

The Government is conducting consultation with parties affected by proposed technical updates to four regulations under the New Zealand Emission Trading Scheme. 

The regulations are:

  • Climate Change (Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes) Regulations 2009
  • Climate Change (Other Removal Activities) Regulations 2009
  • Climate Change (Unique Emissions Factors) Regulations 2009
  • Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Regulations 2013.

Consultation document 

The consultation document provides information on the proposed technical updates and includes questions we would like your responses to.

How to make a submission

Email your submission to as a Microsoft Word document (2003 or later version).

Or post your submission to:

ETS Regulations updates 2017
Ministry for the Environment
PO Box 10362
Wellington 6143

Submissions closed at 5.00pm on Friday 26 May 2017. 

Notes on making a submission

Please include the following information with your submission:

  • title of consultation
  • your name and organisation name
  • email or postal address.

Your submission can address any issues(s) relating to the proposals. Your submission does not have to answer every question.

What happens next

The Government will consider all submissions and we will publish the Minister for the Environment's decisions on this website.

Publishing and releasing submissions

All or part of any written submission (including names of submitters), may be published on the Ministry for the Environment’s website Unless you clearly specify otherwise in your submission, we will consider that you have consented to website posting of both your submission and your name.

Contents of submissions may be released to the public under the Official Information Act 1982 following requests to the Ministry for the Environment (including via email). Please advise if you have any objection to the release of any information contained in a submission and, in particular, which part(s) you consider should be withheld, together with the reason(s) for withholding the information. We will take into account all such objections when responding to requests for copies of, and information on, submissions to this consultation under the Official Information Act.

The Privacy Act 1993 applies certain principles about the collection, use and disclosure of information about individuals by various agencies, including the Ministry for the Environment. It governs access by individuals to information about themselves held by agencies. Any personal information you supply to the Ministry in the course of making a submission will be used by the Ministry only in relation to the matters covered by this consultation. Please clearly indicate in your submission if you do not wish your name to be included in any summary of submissions that the Ministry may publish.

Contact us

Phone: 04 439 7400
Post: ETS Regulations updates 2017, Ministry for the Environment, PO Box 10362, Wellington 6143.

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