Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Act 2015

Reprint as at 20 December 2015

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Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Act 2015

Public Act
 
2015 No 88
Date of assent
 
28 September 2015
Commencement
 
see section 2
Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Act 2015.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

Section 2 this Act: brought into force, on 20 December 2015, by the Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Act 2015 Commencement Order 2015 (LI 2015/318).

Amendments to Tariff Act 1988

3 Principal Act

Sections 4 and 5 amend the Tariff Act 1988 (the principal Act).

4 Section 15A amended (Interpretation)

(1)

In section 15A, definition of free trade agreement, replace paragraph (d) with:

(d)

the Malaysia FTA; or

(e)

the Republic of Korea FTA

(2)

In section 15A, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Republic of Korea FTA means the Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea done at Seoul on 23 March 2015

5 Section 15H amended (Provisional transitional safeguard measure)

In section 15H(1)(b)(ii), replace “or the Malaysia FTA,” with “the Malaysia FTA, or the Republic of Korea FTA,”.

Amendments to Tariff

6 Tariff amended

Sections 7 and 8, in accordance with section 9F(1) of the principal Act, amend the Tariff.

7 Tariff, note 2 amended

In the notes to the Tariff, note 2, penultimate paragraph, after “HK,”, insert “KR,”.

8 Tariff, note 3 amended

In the notes to the Tariff, note 3, below the item relating to Hong Kong, China, insert:

Korea, Republic ofKR
Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Tariff (Free Trade Agreement between New Zealand and the Republic of Korea) Amendment Act 2015 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

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