Land Transport Amendment Act 2014

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Land Transport Amendment Act 2014

Public Act2014 No 22
Date of assent22 April 2014
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Land Transport Amendment Act 2014.

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

3 Principal Act
4 New section 269A inserted (Additional fee for certain RUC vehicles)
  • After section 269, insert:

    269A Additional fee for certain RUC vehicles
    • (1) The Governor-General may, by Order in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister, prescribe an additional fee payable in respect of—

      • (a) all RUC vehicles (within the meaning of the Road User Charges Act 2012) that are operated on road and that are exempt from paying road user charges under section 38 or 38A of that Act; or

      • (b) 1 or more classes of RUC vehicles that are operated on road and that are exempt from paying road user charges under section 38 or 38A of that Act.

      (2) The additional fee—

      • (a) is to be treated as land transport revenue for the purposes of the Land Transport Management Act 2003; and

      • (b) is to be set having regard to—

        • (i) the extent of the use of the vehicles on road; and

        • (ii) the likely costs that the vehicles generate when used on road; and

      • (c) is payable in addition to the fee payable in respect of an application for the licence for a motor vehicle or for the issue of trade plates (as the case may be).

      (3) An additional fee prescribed under subsection (1) may be set at different levels for different classes of vehicles (whether licensed or operating under trade plates).

5 Section 270 amended (Fees and charges identified as land transport revenue)
  • In section 270(1),—

    • (a) after section 269, insert or 269A; and

    • (b) after identified, insert or to be treated.


Legislative history

8 April 2014Divided from Land Transport and Road User Charges Legislation Amendment Bill (Bill 143–2) as Bill 143–3A
17 April 2014Third reading
22 April 2014Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Transport.