RMA reform bill delayed two months as select committee seeks extension

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 30 May 2016

By Pattrick Smellie May 30 (BusinessDesk) - More than 1,000 substantive submissions and a range of knotty problems thrown up during public hearings have prompted a two-month delay in the report back to Parliament from the local government and environment select committee on reforms to the Resource Management Act. The committee was due to report back on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill, containing reforms to the RMA and several other pieces of law relating to environmental management, on July 3, but has now been granted until Sept....

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