Tariff (Zero Duty Removal) Amendment Act 2000

Tariff (Zero Duty Removal) Amendment Act 2000

Public Act2000 No 15
Date of assent24 May 2000

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Tariff (Zero Duty Removal) Amendment Act 2000.

    (2) In this Act, the Tariff Act 1988 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 1 June 2000.

3 Repeal of provisions relating to removal and reductions of tariff duties
  • (1) The principal Act is amended by repealing sections 3A and 3B.

    (2) The principal Act is consequentially amended—

    • (a) by omitting from section 2 the words , subject to sections 3A and 3B, where they appear in the definitions of the terms Normal Tariff, Preferential Tariff, Standard Tariff, and Tariff:

    • (b) by omitting from section 3 the words (but subject to sections 3A and 3B):

    • (c) by omitting note A1 from the beginning of Schedule 1.

4 Repeal of Tariff (Zero Duty) Amendment Act 1998
  • The Tariff (Zero Duty) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 100) is repealed.

5 Cancellation of future reductions in duty by Order in Council
  • Nothing in section 9(2) of the principal Act prevents the Governor-General from making an Order in Council that has the effect of revoking or cancelling any reduction or removal of duty if—

    • (a) the reduction or removal of duty—

      • (i) is specified in an Order in Council; and

      • (ii) has not yet taken effect; and

    • (b) the Governor-General is satisfied that the reduction or removal of duty was made to give effect to sections 3A and 3B of the principal Act (as repealed by section 3 of this Act).


Legislative history

8 May 2000Introduction (Bill 19-1)
11 May 2000First reading
16 May 2000Second reading
17, 18 May 2000Committee of the whole House
23 May 2000Third reading