Companies (Fees) Order 1996

  • revoked
  • Companies (Fees) Order 1996: revoked, on 1 July 1997, pursuant to section 2(1) of the Companies Act Repeal Act 1993 (1993 No 126).

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Companies (Fees) Order 1996

Thomas Eichelbaum, Administrator of the Government

At Wellington this 4th day of March 1996

Present:
His Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

  • Companies (Fees) Order 1996: revoked, on 1 July 1997, pursuant to section 2(1) of the Companies Act Repeal Act 1993 (1993 No 126).


Note

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Commerce.


Pursuant to section 470 of the Companies Act 1955, His Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Companies (Fees) Order 1996.

    (2) This order shall come into force on 1 April 1996.

2 New Schedule 1 of Companies Act 1955 substituted
  • The Companies Act 1955 is hereby amended by revoking Schedule 1 (as substituted by the Companies (Fees) Order 1994), and substituting Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule of this order.

3 Amount of goods and services tax included
4 Revocation
  • The Companies (Fees) Order 1994 (SR 1994/121) is hereby consequentially revoked.



New Schedule 1 of Companies Act 1955

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Schedule 1
Table of fees and annual return fees to be paid to the Registrar of Companies

ss 8, 379, 470; Part 15

 $
For an application to the Registrar under section 32 for the reservation of a name (except as provided in section 8(1)(b))25
For registering under Part 4 the instrument creating or evidencing any charge required to be registered thereunder70
For certification of a copy of or extract from any document that constitutes part of the register25
For a copy of or extract from any document that constitutes part of the register, in addition to any fee for certifying the same— 
(a)Where a photocopy is made by a member of the public using a photocopy machine provided for public use, for each A4 sheet0.20
(b)Where a photocopy is made by the Registrar, for each A4 sheet1.00
For the submission of any document to the Registrar after the time specified in this Act in respect of that document (whether or not any other fee is payable, and in addition to any other fee so payable)— 
(a)Where submitted not more than one month after the time specified25
(b)Where submitted more than one month after the time specified100
For inspection of any number of documents contained in a single file that constitutes part of the register10
For registering under section 209E the documents required to be registered to effect an amalgamation300
The annual return fee or other fee payable under Part 15 shall be— 
 For delivering an annual return under section 447(1)40
 In the case of a company that fails to deliver an annual return40
 In the case of any company to which section 449(2) applies40
 In the case of Tower Corporation40

Diane Wilderspin,
Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 April 1996, substitutes a new Schedule 1 of the Companies Act 1955.

Schedule 1 sets out the fees and annual return fees payable to the Registrar of Companies.

In particular, the order—

  • (a) Imposes a new fee of $300 for registration of documents to effect an amalgamation under section 209E of the Companies Act 1955; and

  • (b) Maintains some fees at existing levels: and

  • (c) Reduces a number of fees; and

  • (d) Abolishes a number of fees.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 March 1996.