Water Management Act 2000 No 92
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 30 May 2020 at 08:34)
43   Duration of management plans
(1)  Subject to section 43A, a management plan has effect for—
(a)  if the plan commenced on 1 July in any year—10 years from that date, or
(b)  in any other case—10 years from 1 July next after the date the plan commenced.
(2)  Within the fifth year after it was made, the Minister is to review each management plan (other than provisions dealing with water sharing) for the purpose of ascertaining whether its provisions remain adequate and appropriate for ensuring the effective implementation of the water management principles.
(3)  Such a review is to be conducted in consultation with the Minister for the Environment and the Natural Resources Commission.
(4)  A new management plan may be made in accordance with this Act to replace an earlier management plan. Any such replacement plan may contain provisions of a savings or transitional nature consequent on the replacement of the plan.