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Have your say on the Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Bill


Following the Government Inquiry into Havelock North Drinking Water, Cabinet has agreed to a range of measures to address the Inquiry’s recommendations, including some technical amendments to Part 2A of the Health Act.

The most significant effect of the bill would be to remove specific timeframes for consultation and reduce the minimum notice period for a change to drinking water standards. This would allow for changes to be developed and implemented in a responsive manner. See more on this.