Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 1997

1997/365

Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 1997


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Transport.


PURSUANT to section 66 of the Transport Services Licensing Act 1989, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 1997, and are part of the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 19891 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on 15 January 1998.

2 New regulations inserted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking regulation 7A (as inserted by regulation 3 of the Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations 1997), and substituting the following regulations:

    7A Annual licence monitoring fees
    • (1) Each holder of a rail service licence must pay to the Director the appropriate annual licence monitoring fee set out in Schedule 2.

      (2) For the purposes of Schedule 2, the route kilometres in relation to a railway network is the total length in kilometres of the railway lines that comprise the network, measured from terminus to terminus, including branch lines, but not including passing loops or sidings.

      (3) The annual licence monitoring fees prescribed by this regulation are due and payable on 31 March each year in respect of the following 12-month period.

    7B Fees inclusive of goods and services tax
    • The fees prescribed by these regulations are inclusive of goods and services tax.

3 New schedules substituted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking the Schedule, and substituting the schedules set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

4 Consequential revocation

Schedule
New Schedules Substituted

Reg 3

Schedule 1
Fees

Reg 6

Relevant Section of ActMatter in Respect of Which Fee PayableFeePerson by Whom Fee Payable
  $ 
61. For every application for a transport service licence (other than a rail service licence)— Applicant
 (a) Processing fee...................................................................
30 
 (b) Vetting fee payable for each person specified in application as person to have control of service...................................................................
80 
62. For every application for a rail service licence...................................................................
117Applicant
6D3. For approval of a safety system...................................................................
117 per hour, up to a maximum of 10,000Applicant
6E4. For consideration of application for variation of approved safety system where consideration takes 3 hours or longer117 per hour for every hour spent, up to a maximum of 10,000Applicant
215. For every application for approval of a taxi organisation— Applicant
 (a) Processing fee...................................................................
30 
 (b) Vetting fee payable for each person specified in application as a responsible officer or person to have control of the organisation...................................................................
80 
22, 306. For every notified change in persons having control of a transport service, or in responsible officers of an approved taxi organisation— Licence holder, or taxi organisation
 (a) Processing fee...................................................................
6 
 (b) Vetting fee payable for each new person notified...................................................................
80 
39G(1)7. For every application for appointment as a rail safety auditor...................................................................
468Auditor
39G(3)8. For every proposal for appointment of a rail safety auditor specified by an operator...................................................................
468Operator

Schedule 2
Annual licence monitoring fees for rail service licences

Reg 7A

Rail service operated under rail service licencesAnnual Licence Monitoring Fee $
1. Carrying 30 001 or more passengers per annum using motorised power on a railway network of less than 40 route kilometres...................................................................
2,269
2. Carrying at least 10 001 but not more than 30 000 passengers per annum using motorised power on a railway network of less than 40 route kilometres...................................................................
1,119
3. Carrying at least 1 but not more than 10 000 passengers per annum using motorised power on a railway network of less than 40 route kilometres...................................................................
596
4. Carrying passengers using motorised power on a railway network of 40 route kilometres or more where the licensee's approved safety system relates only to the rail service vehicles operated...................................................................
1,119
5. Carrying passengers using un-motorised power...................................................................
233
6. Operating a rail service vehicle or vehicles carrying no passengers (except an operation referred to in item 7, 8, 9, 10, or 11)...................................................................
233
7. Operating a rail service vehicle or vehicles from 3 or more industrial sites...................................................................
2,269
8. Operating a rail service vehicle or vehicles from 2 industrial sites...................................................................
1,119
9. Operating a rail service vehicle or vehicles from 1 industrial site...................................................................
596
10. Operating a rail service vehicle exceeding 500 hp at an industrial site...................................................................
2,269
11. Operating a rail service or rail services on a railway network of 40 route kilometres or more where the licensee's approved safety system relates to the rail service vehicles operated and the operation of a network of railway lines...................................................................
57.50 per route kilometre, up to a maximum of 300,000

MARIE SHROFF,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 15 January 1998, amend the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 1989 by introducing new fees in relation to rail services.

Regulation 2 revokes regulation 7A of the principal regulations, and substitutes new regulations 7A and 7B.

New regulation 7A provides that the holder of a rail service licence must pay to the Director the appropriate annual licence monitoring fee. These fees are set out in Schedule 2. The annual licence monitoring fees are due and payable on 31 March each year in respect of the following 12-month period.

New regulation 7B replaces the regulation 7A revoked by these regulations and provides that the fees prescribed by these regulations are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Regulation 3 revokes the Schedule of fees in the principal regulations, and substitutes new schedules.

New Schedule 1 contains the fees in the revoked schedule of fees as well as several new fees relating to rail services.

These are—

  • (a) A fee of $117 for every application for a rail service licence:

  • (b) A fee of $117 per hour, up to a maximum of $10,000, for the approval of a rail safety system:

  • (c) A fee of $117 per hour, up to a maximum of $10,000, for consideration of an application for variation of an approved safety system where the consideration takes 3 hours or longer:

  • (d) A fee of $468 for application for appointment as a rail safety auditor:

  • (e) A fee of $468 (payable by the operator) for every proposal for the appointment of a rail safety auditor specified by an operator.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 December 1997.


  • 1 SR 1989/313