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Draft Local Approved Products Policy

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Statement of Proposal

Adoption of Wairoa District Council's Draft Local Approved Products Policy

Reason for the Proposal

Under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 Council can adopt a Local Approved Products Policy (LAPP). This policy is applicable to premises selling approved products under the Psychoactive Substances Act 2013 in the district. Under legislation Council must use the special consultative procedure to develop the LAPP.

Council is considering whether it should adopt a Local Approved Products Policy, and if they adopt a Local Approved Products Policy what should be included in the policy. It considers that this is a matter for local communities to decide, there is also a legislative requirement for the special consultative procedure to be used. Council is therefore seeking feedback from its communities on whether they believe Council should adopt this policy and the provisions that should be in this policy. 

Download Draft LAP Policy

Making a submission

You can make an online submission on Wairoa District Councils website.

Submissions have now closed.

If you would prefer to make an offline submission, please complete the submission form included in the consultation document for the draft Local Approved Products Policy .

Period for Consultation
Written submissions on the Draft Local Approved Products Policy may be made until 4.30pm Friday 23rd November 2018.  

Those who make a written submission may choose to also make an oral submission. Hearing of oral submissions are tentatively scheduled for Tuesday 4th December at 10am. 

Please indicate on your submission form if you wish to speak to your submission.

More Information

Where to get a copy of the Summary of Information and submission form
The consultation document that includes the draft Local Approved Products Policy, LAPP Background Paper, and the submission form may be downloaded from Wairoa District Councils website or can be collected from the Council’s Main Office in Wairoa.

If you have any questions about this policy or the submission process please contact Charlotte Knight, Governance Advisor & Policy Strategist on 06 838 7309.

4 December 2018

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