Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 1999

1999/222

Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 1999


Note

These regulations are administered in the New Zealand Customs Service.


PURSUANT to the Customs and Excise Act 1996, 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 Customs and Excise Amendment Regulations 1999, and are part of the Customs and Excise Regulations 19961 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on 1 August 1999.

2 Certain goods deemed to be entered
  • Regulation 26(1)(b) of the principal regulations is amended by—

    • (a) Inserting, after the expression forms 3,, the expression 3A,:

    • (b) Inserting, after the expression form 3,, the expression 3A,.

3 Schedule 2 amended
  • (1) Schedule 2 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking form 3, and substituting the form 3 set out in the Schedule.

    (2) Schedule 2 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after form 3, the form 3A set out in the Schedule.


Schedule
New forms in principal regulations

Reg 2

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Form 3A
Customs declared goods

Reg 26

When you must make this declaration

You must make this declaration if—

  • you answered yes to any of the first 3 questions, about goods, in part 3 of your New Zealand Passenger Arrival Card; or

  • you are asked by a Customs officer to make this declaration.

What you must declare

Please fill in the columns below for all goods that may be prohibited or restricted.

Please fill in the columns below for all goods that you acquired overseas or from a duty free source in New Zealand and that—

  • are alcohol or tobacco products; or

  • are for business or commercial use; or

  • are carried on behalf of other persons; or

  • are of any other kind (except clothing, toiletries, or jewellery intended for your own personal use and not for gift, sale, or exchange).

For more information, see the Customs Notes in the leaflet that was attached to your New Zealand Passenger Arrival Card.

Description of GoodsPrice PaidCurrencyOfficial Use Only
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

Declaration

I (full name) declare the information I have given is true, correct, and complete. This declaration is also made in respect of ____ persons aged under 17 travelling with me.

signature 
date 

Payment of Customs charges

Payment of Customs charges may be made by cash or with an acceptable credit card.

Privacy information

This declaration is required under the Customs and Excise Act 1996. It will be collected from you by a Customs officer and will be held by the New Zealand Customs Service. The address of the New Zealand Customs Service is the Customhouse, 17-21 Whitmore Street, BOX 2218, Wellington.

The Privacy Act 1993 provides you with rights of access to, and correction of, personal information held in readily retrievable form. Should you wish to exercise these rights, please contact the New Zealand Customs Service. The contact details are in the Privacy Statement in the leaflet that was attached to your New Zealand Passenger Arrival Card.

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 into force on 1 August 1999, put 2 new declarations into the schedule in the Customs and Excise Regulations 1996 that contains forms (Schedule 2). The new declarations are in—

  • form 3, which asks for information that the New Zealand Customs Service wants from people arriving in New Zealand. The form has gaps that, in the printed version of the form, will be filled by requests for information that other Border Agencies want from arrivals here. The printed form will constitute the New Zealand Passenger Arrival Card; and

  • form 3A, which asks for more detailed information about goods from people who have indicated in form 3 that they have goods that may be of interest to the Customs Service, or who are asked by a Customs officer to make the declaration.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 July 1999.


  • 1 SR 1996/232