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Cooney Lees Morgan
Everyone’s favourite piece of legislation to tinker with is being amended again, with the Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019’s (Bill) introduction to the House on 23 September. It passed its first reading on 26th September and is currently before the Select Committee with the date for receiving submissions on the Bill closing on 7 November 2019. We set out below the key changes in the Bill.
No surprises overall
This Bill has been in the pipeline and expected for some time and contains no real surprises. Key changes include:
Repealing 2017 changes:...
Fixing Forestry Offset Projects: A Summary of Proposed Improvements to the NZ ETS relating to Forestry.
In late August, the Government as part of its ongoing NZ Emissions...
Trusts can be set up to protect assets from various claims....