Scrap and replace the RMA, official report to Government says

A Stuff website article.

The Resource Management Act, one of New Zealand’s most controversial laws, looks set to be scrapped and replaced with two separate pieces of legislation to streamline development.

That’s the advice of a Government group appointed by Environment Minister David Parker to look at the RMA.

It was charged with working out a way to make our resource management laws encourage development while protecting the environment, and fostering engagement with Maori.

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