If your business leases land, either as a landlord or tenant, you also need to be familiar with the Property Law Act 2007 (the PLA). The PLA has updated a number of technical legal rules relating to property.
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If you are in the business of constructing buildings, you need to ensure that you meet all of your obligations under the Building Act 2004. This Act was passed in response to the leaky building issues, and to provide greater regulation of the building industry generally.
If you occupy land in New Zealand, you will need to comply with the Resource Management Act 1991 (the RMA). The RMA contains the heart of New Zealand’s environmental law and is designed to promote the sustainable management of New Zealand’s natural and physical resources.