Summary of Regulations
Learn about the new Regulations.
With the introduction of the Environment Protection Act 2017 (the Act) in 2021, the law shifts to a prevention-based approach. Central to this approach is the general environment duty (GED).
New subordinate legislation including Regulations to support the Act started on 1 July 2021. The final Regulations follow extensive business and community consultation. They contain important information for duty holders on their obligations under the Act and:
Read the new Regulations.
Reviewed 6 September 2021