Environment Act 1986

Environment Act 1986

Infobox NZ Legislation
short_title=Environment Act 1986
long_title=An Act to
(a) Provide for the establishment of the office of Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment:
(b) Provide for the establishment of the Ministry for the Environment:
(c) Ensure that, in the management of natural and physical resources, full and balanced account is taken of
(i) The intrinsic values of ecosystems; and
(ii) All values which are placed by individuals and groups on the quality of the environment; and
(iii) The principles of the Treaty of Waitangi; and
(iv) The sustainability of natural and physical resources; and
(v) The needs of future generations
commencement=1 January 1987| amendments=
The Environment Act 1986 established the Ministry for the Environment and the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.


* [http://www.mfe.govt.nz/laws/environment.html About the Environment Act 1986] .
* [http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/1986/0127/latest/DLM98975.html?search=ts_act_Environment&sr=1 Text of Act]

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