This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 9 June 2003, imposes a levy on certain first generation AgResearch Grasslands non-proprietary cultivar and uncertified seed lines that are tested by a collection agent.
The levy is payable to Federated Farmers of New Zealand Incorporated (Federated Farmers). Growers of the seed lines are primarily responsible for paying the levy. However, a collection agent must pay the levy to Federated Farmers and recover the amount from the growers.
The order revokes and replaces the Commodity Levies (Non-Proprietary and Uncertified Herbage Seeds) Order 1997.
Section 13 of the Commodity Levies Act 1990 provides that a commodity levy order, unless earlier revoked, expires 6 years after it is made.