Regulatory Impact Statements relating to climate change policies (including the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme)

A Regulatory Impact Statement is a tool to assist decision-making. It is a systematic and consistent method of examining potential impacts arising from government action and communicating the information to decision-makers. The Treasury keeps a list of all agencies' Regulatory Impact Statements.

List of Regulatory Impact Statements
Doc. Date Authoring agency Title
16 May 2014 Ministry for the Environment Re-registration arbitrage by post-1989 forest land participants in the ETS
(PDF, 402 KB) or DOC (365 KB)

Regulatory Impact Statements relating to the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2012

20 Jun 2012 Ministry for the Environment Proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response Act – Final decisions
(PDF, 319 KB)
17 May 2012 Ministry for the Environment Forestry, agriculture and other technical and operational changes proposed
(PDF, 262 KB)
27 Apr 2012 Ministry for the Environment Proposed Amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 for the Synthetic Greenhouse Gases Sector
(PDF, 256 KB)
29 Feb 2012 Ministry for the Environment Proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 – Part 1
(PDF, 272 KB)

Earlier Regulatory Impact Statements

22 Feb 2012 Ministry for the Environment Regulations restricting the use of HFC-23 and N2O CERs in the NZ ETS
13 Jun 2011 Ministry for the Environment Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Six (Production of Whey Powder and Production of Lactose)
28 Feb 2011 Ministry for the Environment Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Five (Production of Reconstituted Wood Panels)
15 Nov 2010 Ministry for the Environment Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Four
13 Sept 2010 Ministry for the Environment Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Three
12 Aug 2010 Ministry for the Environment Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Two
29 Jun 2010 Ministry for the Environment New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Industrial allocation
23 Jun 2010 Ministry for the Environment New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Draft Fishing Allocation Plan
21 Jun 2010 Ministry for the Environment Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gases) Regulations 2010
14 Jun 2010 Ministry for the Environment Climate Change Response (Disposal Facilities) Regulations 2010
24 Sep 2009 Ministry for the Environment Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading) Amendment Bill (PDF, 114 KB)
18 Jun 2009 Ministry for the Environment Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Forestry Sector) Amendment Bill

Last updated: 19 May 2014