Maritime Transport Act 1994
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OBLIGATION TO MĀORI
Preparationand consultation in respect of, and matters to be included in, regional marine oil spill contingency plans
(1) In preparing its draft regional marine oil spill contingency plan, a regional council shall ensure that,—
(a) the draft plan is consistent with the New Zealand marine oil spill response strategy and the national marine oil spill contingency plan; and
(b) the draft plan complies with any relevant requirements of the marine protection rules.
(2) In preparing under section 289 or reviewing under section 290, its draft regional marine oil spill contingency plan, a regional council shall consider the following matters:
(a) the regional marine oil spill contingency plans of regional councils with adjacent regions;
(b) such other marine oil spill contingency plans as it considers appropriate;
(c) any regional coastal plan applying to that region and prepared under the Resource Management Act 1991;
(d) any conservation management strategies and conservation management plans approved under section 17F or section 17G of the Conservation Act 1987 in respect of the coastal resources in its region;
(e) the harmful effects that marine oil spills may have on the marine environment and measures that can be taken to limit these effects;
(f) the substances that are suitable to contain and clean up marine oil spills;
(g) such other matters as it considers appropriate.
(3) In preparing under section 289 or reviewing under section 290, its draft regional marine oil spill contingency plan, a regional council shall consult—
(a) the Department of Conservation; and
(b) representatives of the tangata whenua within its region; and
(c) such persons who use the coastal resources within its region as the regional council considers appropriate; and
(d) any other persons whom the regional council considers appropriate.