Introduction ('Environmental Legislation in New Zealand')

Ceri Warnock “Environmental Legislation in New Zealand” in Brookers Environmental Legislation Handbook (Thomson Reuters, Wellington, 2014) pp 1-28.

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Ceri Warnock

University of Otago - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to the environmental legislation contained in Brookers Environmental Legislation Handbook 2014. It explains the parameters used to define "environmental legislation", thereby guiding which statutes to include in the volume and which to omit; provides a brief overview of the history of environmental legislation in New Zealand; introduces the reader to the body of environmental law principles that underpin recent legislation; and summarises a number of the key statutes contained in this volume.

Keywords: Environmental law, New Zealand

JEL Classification: K00, K32

Suggested Citation

Warnock, Ceri, Introduction ('Environmental Legislation in New Zealand') (2014). Ceri Warnock “Environmental Legislation in New Zealand” in Brookers Environmental Legislation Handbook (Thomson Reuters, Wellington, 2014) pp 1-28., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3286638

Ceri Warnock (Contact Author)

University of Otago - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Dunedin, 9016
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