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Biosecurity Act 1993

SECTION

OBLIGATION TO MĀORI

Regional pest management plans

 

70

First step: plan initiatedby proposal

(1)  The first step in the making of a plan is a proposal made by—

(a)  the council; or

(b)  a person who submits the proposal to the council.

(2)  The proposal must set out the following matters:

  • (e) the effects that, in the opinion of the person making the proposal, implementation of the plan would have on—
    • ·(i) economic wellbeing, the environment, human health, enjoyment of the natural environment, and the relationship between Māori, their culture, and their traditions and their ancestral lands, waters, sites, wāhi tapu, and taonga:
    • ·(ii) the marketing overseas of New Zealand products:

71

Second step: satisfaction on requirements

If the council is satisfied that section 70(external link) has been complied with, the council may take the second step in the making of a plan, which is to consider whether the council is satisfied—

...

(d)     that each subject is capable of causing at some time an adverse effect on 1 or more of the following in the region:

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(viii)    social and cultural wellbeing:

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(x)      the relationship between Māori, their culture, and their traditions and their ancestral lands, waters, sites, wāhi tapu, and taonga:

72

Third step: satisfactionwith consultation or requirement of more consultation

(1)         If the council is satisfied of the matters in section 71(external link), the council may take the third step in the making of a plan, which is for the council to consider whether the council is satisfied—

(c)      that the tangata whenua of the area who may be affected by the plan were consulted through iwi authorities and tribal runanga; and

...

Regionalpathwaymanagementplans

 

90

First step: plan initiatedby proposal

(1)        The first step in the making of a plan is a proposal made by—

(a)        the council; or

(b)       a person who submits the proposal to the council.

(2)        The proposal must set out the following matters:

...

(d)       the effects that, in the opinion of the person making the proposal, implementation of the plan would have on—

(i)         economic wellbeing, the environment, human health, enjoyment of the natural environment, and the relationship between Māori, their culture, and their traditions and their ancestral lands, waters, sites, wāhi tapu, and taonga:

...

91

Second step: satisfaction on requirements

If the council is satisfied that section 90 has been complied with, the council may take the second step in the making of a plan, which is to consider whether the council is satisfied—

...

(d)     that each subject could spread an organism that is capable of causing at some time an adverse effect on 1 or more of the following in the region:

...

(vii)      social and cultural wellbeing:

(viii)     the relationship between Māori, their culture, and their traditions and their ancestral lands, waters, sites, wāhi tapu, and taonga:

 

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