Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 No 156
7 General relationship with other Acts
(1) Other Acts not affected
Nothing in this Act affects any of the provisions of any other Act
or any statutory rules, or takes away any powers vested in any person or body
by any other Act or statutory rules.
(2) This Act generally prevails
However (subject to subsection (3)):
(a) this Act prevails over any other Act or statutory rule to the
extent of any inconsistency, and
(b) a regulation made under this Act prevails over any other statutory
rule to the extent of any inconsistency.
(3) Marine Pollution Act
The provisions of or made under the Marine Pollution Act 1987 (except
Part 4), in their application to State waters within the meaning of that Act,
prevail over this Act, to the extent of any