Shaw adds new climate regulatory hurdle for Government decisions
Climate Change Minister James Shaw announced on Wednesday that legislation and Cabinet decisions that would have an impact on the climate must now be accompanied by a "climate impacts assessment". Marc Daalder reports.
The bevy of regulatory impact statements and Bill of Rights Act reviews that accompany various Cabinet decisions and pieces of legislation will now have a new companion: a climate impac
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