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Government quietly ushers in Resource Management Regulation amendments

Several  key changes to the Resource Management Amendment Regulations 2017 came into force last Thursday.

Amendments have been made to the following clauses:

3A Transitional, savings, and related provisions
35 Fees of court
35A Power to waive fees
35B Payment of fee may be postponed pending determination of application for waiver or review
35C Recovery of postponed fee
35D Power to refund fees
36A Prepayment of scheduling fees and estimated hearing fees
36B Failure to prepay the scheduling fees or estimated hearing fees
36C Payment of balance of hearing fees if hearing exceeds estimated hearing time
36D Refund of prepaid hearing fees if hearing shorter than estimated hearing time
36E Refund of prepaid hearing fees if proceeding settled, discontinued, abandoned, or determined before hearing date

To view the full amendments, please click here or visit:

http://legislation.govt.nz/regulation/public/2017/0231/latest/DLM7399125.html