Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017

This amendment Act contained close to 40 amendments. It amended five different Acts. the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), Conservation Act 1986, Reserves Act 1977, Public Works Act 1981, and Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2013. Consequential changes were also made to other Acts and the Resource Management (Forms, Fees and Procedure) Regulations 2003.

Full text

Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 [New Zealand Legislation website]

RLAA factsheets

Note: Information in these factsheets may be out of date as a result of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2020.

The fact sheets provide information about the changes to the RMA, including specific timeframes that apply.

Other material

Information sheets on resource management processes for general public

The information sheets provide an overview of processes under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) for resource consents, deemed permitted boundary activities, and plan-making. These information sheets reflect changes made to the RMA through the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017.