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RMA Compliance 101


This presentation will describe compliance under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).


It will cover

  • Primary sections relevant to compliance

  • RMA warrants

  • Powers of entry & other powers

  • Carrying out site visits

  • Recording evidence - notes and photos

  • Making enforcement decisions and deciding appropriate enforcement

  • Infringement notices - use and preparation


Two hours - presentation with questions throughout.


Janet Whiteside
Principal Specialist Regulatory Compliance, Licensing & Regulatory Compliance, Auckland Council


Janet Whiteside is a Principal Specialist Regulatory Compliance with Auckland Council. She graduated with an LLB from Auckland University and has been admitted to the Bar in New Zealand and Fiji.  She has been involved in compliance and enforcement for 33 years in organisations ranging from the then Race Relations Office to the Commerce Commission.  She has held senior positions in compliance and enforcement with Auckland Council, and previously Auckland Regional Council for 15 years.




Wednesday 7th December, 11:30am

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