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Legislative context

The information provided on the legislative context for managing natural hazards is based on the legislative environment at the time of publication (August 2013). As legislation is expected to change in regards to hazard management towards the end of 2013 (i.e. Resource Management Act reforms), this section will be updated to reflect any changes.

Three resources are provided:

1. Current legislative framework.pdf (626.52 kB)

2. GNS Science Misc Series 48.pdf (1.38 MB) - Guide to the Technical Advisory Group recommended Resource Management Act changes to natural hazard provisions and implications; and

3. Natural hazard timeframes to consider under legislation; Planning timeframes for natural hazards.pdf (53.44 kB)