- After the working group’s recommendations report has been delivered to New Zealand’s Central Government in June 2021, there will be detailed regulatory and economic impact analysis of the scheme design options put forward and further stakeholder consultation (likely to include mandatory public consultation) to test those options.
- This subsequent analysis and further consultation will be led or commissioned by Government and any proposed regulations will be presented to Cabinet for decision.
- An application for e-product scheme accreditation is expected within one year from when the recommendations report is delivered i.e. between June 2021 and June 2022.
See the General Guidelines for Product Stewardship Schemes for Priority Products Notice 2020 (including expected timing – item 3) here
See the WasteMINZ infographic on the product stewardship scheme co-design process and timing here