(a) an application for a greenhouse gas special authority has been made under section 447; and
(b) the Minister is satisfied that it is necessary or desirable to grant the greenhouse gas special authority for—
(i) the more effective exercise of the applicant's rights; or
(ii) the proper performance of the applicant's duties—
in the applicant's capacity as the registered holder of—
(iii) a greenhouse gas assessment permit; or
(iv) a greenhouse gas holding lease; or
(v) a greenhouse gas injection licence; or
(vi) a greenhouse gas search authority—
the Minister may—
(c) grant the applicant a greenhouse gas special authority; or
(d) by written notice given to the applicant, refuse to grant a greenhouse gas special authority to the applicant.
Consultation procedures apply—see section 449.