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Waste Minimisation Act 2008: Prosecutions Policy

The Ministry for the Environment is a public prosecuting agency and is obliged to maintain a prosecutions policy. This policy applies to all Ministry staff and contractors carrying out investigations that might result in taking proceedings under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (WMA) or other relevant acts. The Prosecutions Policy sets a framework for making decisions about the use of prosecutions under the WMA.

The Ministry for the Environment is a public prosecuting agency and is obliged to maintain a prosecutions policy. This policy applies to all Ministry staff and contractors carrying out investigations that might result in taking proceedings under the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 (WMA) or other relevant acts. The Prosecutions Policy sets a framework for making decisions about the use of prosecutions under the WMA.