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Changes to control regime for mining permits
Article discusses changes to control regime for mining permits if and when the Crown Minerals Amendment Bill is passed.
New Zealand
16 May 2018
Environmental agency says "no" to offshore mining – again
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has rejected a second application for deep sea mining.
New Zealand
15 Feb 2015
Heavier regime for fracking? Recommendations of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
No moratorium but greater strategic oversight of the regulatory regime is recommended.
New Zealand
10 Jun 2014
Submissions called on new mine safety regulations
The legacy of the Pike River coal mine tragedy will be a much more comprehensive mining health and safety regime.
New Zealand
30 May 2013
Transitional provisions under new Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013
The Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013 comes into force on 24 May 2013.
New Zealand
3 May 2013
New anti-protest protections for off-shore mining
The Brief Counsel looks at summary offences in the new CM amendment bill and at the High Court's findings about the MTA.
New Zealand
19 Apr 2013
Royalty rates review for minerals
The review seeks to apply a more consistent and transparent royalty regime to maintain international competitiveness.
New Zealand
18 Nov 2012
Tougher tax regime for specified mineral mining
The proposed NZ tax changes aim to remove most of the concessionary elements of the specified minerals mining regime.
New Zealand
11 Nov 2012
Royalty rates review for minerals: submissions by 7 December
The new regime will be hard to change so the consultation phase on the royalties and the taxation reviews are important.
New Zealand
11 Nov 2012
New Crown Minerals Bill – a better regime but still some issues
This Brief Counsel outlines the main provisions in the Bill and looks at how the policy has evolved from the CMA review.
New Zealand
1 Oct 2012
Building a regulatory platform for mining
Mining is central to the economic strategy but recent tragedies have shown the need for a robust regulatory framework.
New Zealand
26 Sep 2012
High Court clarifies petroleum permitting process
This judgment provides a useful clarification of the boundaries of the Minister's responsibilities under the MPP.
New Zealand
10 Jul 2012
EEZ regulations - the grunty end of ocean management
The proposed regulations will be under a new Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Bill.
New Zealand
6 Jun 2012
Move to two-tier regime in Crown Minerals Act Review
The discussion paper for the Crown Minerals Act Review envisages a move to a two-tier system for higher risk activities.
New Zealand
15 Mar 2012
Eez-y does it in search to realise NZ oil resource
A look at the possible regimes that could emerge from a firmer regulatory approach to deep sea petroleum exploration.
New Zealand
6 Sep 2011
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