Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Biofuel Obligation Repeal Act 2008

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Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Biofuel Obligation Repeal Act 2008

Public Act2008 No 110
Date of assent22 December 2008
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Energy (Fuels, Levies, and References) Biofuel Obligation Repeal Act 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended

Part 1
Repeal of biofuel obligation

4 Part 3A repealed
  • Part 3A is repealed.

Part 2
Consequential amendments to principal Act

5 Regulations
  • (1) Section 35(1)(ea) is amended by omitting section 34O and.

    (2) Section 35(1) is amended by repealing paragraphs (eb) to (ef).

    (3) Section 35(1A) is repealed.

    (4) Section 35(2) is amended by omitting or an Order in Council made under section 34F, 34G, or 34I.

6 Keeping of records
  • Section 35B(2) is amended by repealing paragraphs (a) to (c).

7 Power to inspect property, obtain information, and enter land to conduct compliance check
  • (1) The definition of compliance check in section 35C(1) is amended by—

    • (a) repealing paragraphs (a) and (b); and

    • (b) omitting from paragraph (f) 34V or.

    (2) The definition of person liable to be checked in section 35C(1) is amended by repealing paragraphs (a) to (c).

8 Power of Minister to require information
  • (1) Section 36(1) is amended by repealing paragraphs (b), (d), and (e).

    (2) Section 36(1A) is amended by omitting (1)(d) and substituting (1)(f).

    (3) Section 36(1B) is amended by repealing paragraphs (a) to (c).

9 Offences
  • Section 37(2) is amended by omitting Part 3A,.

10 Issue of search warrants
  • Section 37A(1) is amended by repealing paragraph (b).

11 Form and content of search warrant
  • Section 37C(c)(ii) is amended by omitting the breach of section 34L or 34N(2) or.

12 Disposal of things seized
  • Section 37J(1) is amended by omitting or a civil penalty.

13 Court order to be suspended on conviction or on order of civil penalty
  • (1) The heading to section 37K is amended by omitting or on order of civil penalty.

    (2) Section 37K(1) is amended by omitting or ordered to pay a civil penalty.

14 Schedule 5 repealed
  • Schedule 5 is repealed.


Legislative history

16 December 2008Introduction (Bill 5–1)
16 December 2008First reading
16 December 2008Second reading
16 December 2008Reported from committee of the whole House
16 December 2008Third reading
22 December 2008Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.