Review of the Lord Howe Island Regulation 2004

Detailed information can be found on the Office of Local Government website.

In summary:

What is the Lord Howe Island Regulation?

The objective of the Lord Howe Island Act 1953 (the LHI Act) and the Lord Howe Island Regulation is to provide for the care, control and management of Lord Howe Island to protect its unique values and the interests of its residents.

How will the review be conducted?

The Lord Howe Island Regulation 2004 (LHI Regulation) is due to be remade. The Office of Local Government is undertaking a review of the LHI Regulation on behalf of the Minister for the Environment. As part of the review the Lord Howe Island Board and other government departments, stakeholders and any interested persons are invited to make submissions on the proposed Regulation and Regulatory Impact Statement.

To assist people interested in making a submission on the review a Fact Sheet has been prepared summarising some of the proposed changes to the Regulation.

How long is the public exhibition period?

The proposed Regulation and Regulatory Impact Statement must be publicly exhibited for a period of at least 21 days. The public exhibition period will run until 5.00pm, Friday 30 May 2014.

A Fact Sheet on the Review is available at the Board’s office. The Proposed regulation and the regulatory Impact Statement can be viewed at the Board’s office. Copies are also available as follows:

Download: Lord Howe Island Regulation Review Consultation Fact Sheet (PDF - 45.58 KB)

Download: Lord Howe Island Proposed Regulation 2014 - Consultation Draft (PDF - 425.33 KB)

Download: Lord Howe Island Regulatory Impact Statement (PDF) (221.46 KB)