Excise and Excise-Equivalent Duties Exemption (Inter-Governmental Agreements) Order 1996

Reprint
as at 24 June 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Excise and Excise-Equivalent Duties Exemption (Inter-Governmental Agreements) Order 1996

(SR 1996/234)

Michael Hardie Boys, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 19th day of August 1996

Present:
His 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.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.


Pursuant to section 81 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, 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 Excise and Excise-Equivalent Duties Exemption (Inter-Governmental Agreements) Order 1996.

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

2 Certain goods exempted from excise and excise-equivalent duties
  • The goods set out in the Schedule are hereby exempted from all excise duty and excise-equivalent duty imposed under Part 7 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.

3 Revocation
  • The Excise Duties Suspension (Inter-Governmental Agreements) Order 1964 (SR 1964/195) is hereby revoked.


Schedule
Goods exempted from excise duty and excise-equivalent duty

cl 2

All alcoholic beverages and tobacco products specified in Parts A and B of the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (as defined in section 76A of the Customs and Excise Act 1996) that the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Customs Service is satisfied are, at the time of importation or entry for home consumption,—

  • (a) supplied solely for the use of such organisations, expeditions, or other bodies as may be approved by the chief executive (as defined in section 2(1) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996) for the purposes of this order and as may from time to time be established or temporarily based in New Zealand under an agreement or arrangement entered into by or on behalf of the Government of New Zealand with the Government of any other country or with the United Nations; or

  • (b) supplied solely for the use of persons temporarily resident in New Zealand for the purpose of serving as a member of any such approved organisation, expedition, or other body.

  • Schedule: amended, on 24 June 2014, by section 13(4)(a) of the Customs and Excise (Border Processing—Trade Single Window and Duties) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 10).

  • Schedule paragraph (a): amended, on 24 June 2014, by section 13(4)(b) of the Customs and Excise (Border Processing—Trade Single Window and Duties) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 10).

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 22 August 1996.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Excise and Excise-Equivalent Duties Exemption (Inter-Governmental Agreements) Order 1996 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

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
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Customs and Excise (Border Processing—Trade Single Window and Duties) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 10): section 13(4)