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Improving regulation of environmental effects in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone: Discussion paper

Publication date:  August 2007
Publication reference number:  ME 824

The Ministry released this discussion paper on 1 August 2007. The paper proposed establishing new legislation to fill key gaps in the environmental regulation of New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), and promoted a consistent approach to environmental management across different statutes. The focus of the proposals was on the effects of activities not covered by existing statutes.