Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1995

Reprint as at 22 May 2017

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Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1995

(SR 1995/186)

Catherine A Tizard, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 4th day of September 1995

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

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.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.

Pursuant to section 64 of the Marriage Act 1955, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title and commencement

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1995.

(2)

These regulations shall come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation

In these regulations, the Act means the Marriage Act 1955.

3 Fees payable to New Zealand representatives

There shall be paid to any New Zealand representative who gives a certificate under section 43 of the Act a fee of $11 for each such certificate.

4 Other fees

There shall be paid to the Registrar-General or, as the case requires, to a registrar, for each of the matters specified in the Schedule, the fee specified for it in the Schedule.

5 Goods and services tax included

The fees specified in the Schedule are inclusive of goods and services tax under the Goods and Services Tax Act 1985.

6 Revocation

The following regulations are hereby consequentially revoked:

(a)

Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1989:

(b)

Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1989, Amendment No 1.

Schedule Fees to be paid to Registrar-General and registrars under Marriage Act 1955

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Schedule: substituted, on 1 September 2003, by regulation 3 of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/159).

NoMatterFee
1For every notice of a marriage (intended to be solemnised by a marriage celebrant)150
2Applying for a certificate of no impediment to marry170
3For every notice of a marriage and solemnisation of marriage by a registrar240
4Additional fee in respect of a marriage celebrated by a registrar outside normal hours55
5Lodgment of caveat55
6Application for name to be entered on list of marriage celebrants as an independent celebrant (unless a fee has already been paid for an application for appointment as a civil union celebrant)220
7Application for name to be entered on list of marriage celebrants as a celebrant nominated by an approved organisation (unless a fee has already been paid for an application for appointment as a civil union celebrant)150
8Application for an independent celebrant to continue to act as a marriage celebrant (unless a fee has already been paid for an application for reappointment as a civil union celebrant)60
9Application for a celebrant nominated by an approved organisation to continue to act as a marriage celebrant (unless a fee has already been paid for an application for reappointment as a civil union celebrant)30

Schedule item 1: amended, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(1) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 2: replaced, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(2) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 3: amended, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(3) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 4: amended, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(4) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 5: amended, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(5) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 6: inserted, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(6) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 7: inserted, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(6) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 8: inserted, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(6) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Schedule item 9: inserted, on 22 May 2017, by regulation 4(6) of the Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69).

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 September 1995.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Marriage (Fees) Regulations 1995 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/69)

Marriage (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/159)