Pursuant to section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, the Minister for the Environment hereby gives the following notice.
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1. Title and commencement (1) This notice may be cited as the Resource Management (Approval of The Power Company Limited as Requiring Authority) Notice 2009.
(2) This notice shall come into force on the 28th day after the date of publication in the New Zealand Gazette.
2. Interpretation In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires, "line function services" has the same meaning as the term defined in section 2 of the Electricity Act 1992.
3. Approval as requiring authority The Power Company Limited is hereby approved as requiring authority, under section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, for its network utility operation of the distribution or transmission of electricity and the undertaking of line function services.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of December 2009.
HON DR NICK SMITH, Minister for the Environment.