Protocol as to Environment Court Judgment delivery expectations

Protocol as to Environment Court Judgment delivery expectations [PDF, 187 KB]

Environment Court protocol as to judgment delivery expectations.

All divisions of the Environment Court aim to deliver decisions as promptly as possible as required by section 272(1) RMA.

Recent performance:

2018

Environment Court judgment delivery statistics for the 12 months ending 31 December 2018

The table below shows the percentage of judgments delivered in the Environment Court within 1 month, 3 months and 6 months’ time frames for the 12 months ending 31 December 2018.

Type of proceedings

1 month or less

3 months of less

6 months or less

Total Judgments delivered

Consent Appeals 60% 25% 15% 67
Plans/Plan Changes 43% 30% 27% 40
Other 66% 19% 15% 143
      Total       250