Responsibilities include the petroleum and minerals regulatory system, leadership on policy and legislation governing the upstream management of New Zealand's petroleum and mineral resources, and promoting and attracting investment to the upstream petroleum and minerals sectors.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment provides the administrative support for this portfolio.
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Continental Shelf Act 1964 (sections 5 and 5A)
Crown Minerals Act 1991
Energy Resources Levy Act 1976
Ngai Tahu (Pouname Vesting) Act 1997