Customs and Excise Regulations 1996

2 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

biofuel or biofuel blends means biofuel or biofuel blends specified in item 99.75 of Part A of the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table

certificate of identity has the same meaning as in section 4 of the Immigration Act 2009

ethanol and petrol blends means ethanol and petrol blends specified in item 99.75 of Part A of the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table

exclusive economic zone has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977

Harmonised System means the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System set out in the Annex to the International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (the Convention), signed at Brussels on 14 June 1983, as amended from time to time by any amendment to the Convention that is accepted and in force in respect of New Zealand in accordance with Article 16 of the Convention

specified alcoholic products means goods specified in items 99.10 to 99.50 of Part A of the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table.

(2)

Expressions not defined in these regulations but defined in the Act have, in these regulations, the meanings so defined.

(3)

A reference in these regulations to a numbered form is a reference to a form so numbered in Schedule 2.

Regulation 2(1) biofuel or biofuel blends: inserted, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 4 of the Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/297).

Regulation 2(1) certificate of identity: substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Regulation 2(1) ethanol and petrol blends: inserted, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 4 of the Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/297).

Regulation 2(1) exclusive economic zone: amended, on 1 August 1996, pursuant to section 5(4) of the Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Amendment Act 1996 (1996 No 74).

Regulation 2(1) Harmonised System: added, on 1 January 2011, by regulation 4 of the Customs and Excise (Rules of Origin for New Zealand–Hong Kong, China Closer Economic Partnership Agreement Goods) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/430).

Regulation 2(1) specified alcoholic products: inserted, on 1 February 2017, by regulation 4 of the Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/297).