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CDEM Regulations 2003
The CDEM Regulations 2003 came into force on 1 June 2003. They cover:
  • The form and use of the civil defence logo
  • The form for search warrants
  • The forms for declaring, extending, and terminating a state of national or local emergency.
Amendments to the CDEM Regulations 2003 came into force on 1 August 2010. These amendments have been incorporated into the CDEM Regulations 2003.

See the full text of the CDEM Regulations 2003 (a PDF copy can be downloaded from the website).

The key changes that affect CDEM Groups and local authorities are the prescribed forms for declaring, extending, and terminating a state of local emergency.

For further information on the Civil Defence Emergency Management Regulations 2003, contact our Policy unit on 04 495 7252.