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Resource Management Act 1991

Abbreviation
1991 No 69
Valid from
22/07/1991

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Parliamentary Counsel Office
Author
Parliamentary Counsel Office
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Legislation
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Description

The purpose of this Act is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources.

In this Act, sustainable management means managing the use, development, and protection of natural and physical resources in a way, or at a rate, which enables people and communities to provide for their social, economic, and cultural well-being and for their health and safety while:

  • (a) sustaining the potential of natural and physical resources (excluding minerals) to meet the reasonably foreseeable needs of future generations; and
  • (b) safeguarding the life-supporting capacity of air, water, soil, and ecosystems; and
  • (c) avoiding, remedying, or mitigating any adverse effects of activities on the environment.

Scope

This Act is referenced in the verification methods for the purpose of ensuring the building design is in accordance with its requirements. 

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Description

The purpose of this Act is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources.

In this Act, sustainable management means managing the use, development, and protection of natural and physical resources in a way, or at a rate, which enables people and communities to provide for their social, economic, and cultural well-being and for their health and safety while:

  • (a) sustaining the potential of natural and physical resources (excluding minerals) to meet the reasonably foreseeable needs of future generations; and
  • (b) safeguarding the life-supporting capacity of air, water, soil, and ecosystems; and
  • (c) avoiding, remedying, or mitigating any adverse effects of activities on the environment.

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Resource Management Act 1991
Description

The purpose of this Act is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources.

In this Act, sustainable management means managing the use, development, and protection of natural and physical resources in a way, or at a rate, which enables people and communities to provide for their social, economic, and cultural well-being and for their health and safety while:

  • (a) sustaining the potential of natural and physical resources (excluding minerals) to meet the reasonably foreseeable needs of future generations; and
  • (b) safeguarding the life-supporting capacity of air, water, soil, and ecosystems; and
  • (c) avoiding, remedying, or mitigating any adverse effects of activities on the environment.
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