Catchment Management Authorities Act 2003 No 104
22 Submission of draft plans for approval
(1) When its draft catchment action plan has been prepared, the
authority is to refer a copy of the draft plan to:
(a) the Minister, and
(b) the Natural Resources Commission.
(2) The Minister is to seek the advice of the Natural Resources
Commission in assessing a draft plan. The Minister is to take into account any
advice provided by the Commission within the time requested by the
(3) The Minister may seek and take into account the advice of any
other person or body in assessing a draft plan.
(4) If a draft plan requires a person or body other than the authority
concerned to carry out any activity, the authority is to provide the Minister
with evidence that the person or body has agreed to carry out that