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pdf Resource Management Amendment Bill - August 2001

The Resource Management Amendment Bill (RMAB) does not address the lack of incentive on Local Government to consider resource management as anything other than environmental protection. FOA/FIC have repeatedly sought the inclusion of explicit incentives on regulatory authorities such that they are more able to countenance appropriate use of natural resources. More specifically, the lack of a specific obligation to explicitly identify and account for the costs of regulation within the ambit of the ‘Section 32 ’ analysis is disappointing

pdf Improving Heavy Vehicle Efficiency on New Zealand Highways - August 2001

FOA welcomes and strongly supports proposals for higher mass and dimension limits for heavy vehicles. In providing this support for the principles of the proposed changes, the Association also seeks a variation from the specific proposals contained in the Transit New Zealand paper to meet the particular needs of the industry