Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2003

Reprint as at 12 November 2018

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2003

(SR 2003/124)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of May 2003

Present:
Her 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.

These regulations are administered by Land Information New Zealand.

Pursuant to section 48 of the Cadastral Survey Act 2002, section 184A of the Land Act 1948, and section 235 of the Land Transfer Act 1952, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2003.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2003.

3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

authorised user means a person who is identified in a digital certificate

Commissioner means the Commissioner of Crown Lands appointed under section 24AA of the Land Act 1948

dealing licence means a licence issued to permit—

(a)

searching of the register, cadastral survey data (other than digitally mapped survey data), and supporting documents; and

(b)

use of an electronic workspace facility

dealing plus licence means a licence issued to permit—

(a)

searching of the register, cadastral survey data (including digitally mapped survey data), and supporting documents; and

(b)

use of an electronic workspace facility

electronic workspace facility has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Land Transfer Act 2017

licence means a licence issued to an authorised user to use computer software for the purpose of the licence

register has the same meaning as in section 5(1) of the Land Transfer Act 2017

search licence means a licence issued to permit searching of the register, cadastral survey data (other than digitally mapped survey data), and supporting documents

search plus licence means a licence issued to permit searching of the register, cadastral survey data (including digitally mapped survey data), and supporting documents

survey licence means a licence issued to permit—

(a)

searching of the register, cadastral survey data (including digitally mapped survey data), and supporting documents; and

(b)

use of facilities to lodge digital cadastral survey datasets.

Regulation 3 Commissioner: inserted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 4 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Regulation 3 electronic workspace facility: replaced, on 12 November 2018, by regulation 4(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/194).

Regulation 3 register: replaced, on 12 November 2018, by regulation 4(2) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/194).

4 Fees and charges

(1)

The fees and charges specified in the Schedule are payable as follows:

(a)

the fees and charges (other than the fees and charges specified in item 1(a) to (g) of Part 6) are payable to the department:

(b)

the fees and charges specified in item 1(a) to (g) of Part 6 are payable to the Commissioner.

(2)

The charges specified in Part 6 of the Schedule do not include any statutory certification fee payable under item 1 of Part 7 of the Schedule.

(3)

The chief executive may permit a person to pay fees or charges in accordance with a credit arrangement (other than fees or charges payable under item 1(a) to (g) of Part 6 of the Schedule).

(4)

A party to a credit arrangement who fails to pay a fee or charge in accordance with the arrangement is liable to pay interest on the fee or charge—

(a)

calculated in accordance with Schedule 2 of the Interest on Money Claims Act 2016; and

(b)

from the date on which the fee or charge should have been paid to the date on which it is paid.

(5)

If there is no credit arrangement, a fee or charge in respect of a requested matter is payable before the request is met.

Regulation 4(1): substituted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 5(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Regulation 4(3): amended, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 5(2) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Regulation 4(4)(a): replaced, on 1 January 2018, by section 29 of the Interest on Money Claims Act 2016 (2016 No 51).

5 Time-based charges

If a standard time-based charge is payable under these regulations in respect of any service, the charge payable in respect of the service concerned is an amount calculated by the chief executive and comprises—

(a)

the cost of salaries incurred in respect of the provision of the service; and

(b)

a reasonable overhead charge; and

(c)

goods and services tax.

6 Refund or waiver of fees and charges

(1)

The chief executive may authorise the refund or waiver of any fee or charge payable under these regulations, in whole or in part, in any case if the service—

(a)

involves the supply of a product in bulk; or

(b)

involves the supply of maps to any person appointed by the chief executive as a retailer of the department’s maps; or

(c)

involves the supply of a product for use under, or in connection with, a licence granted by the department; or

(d)

is supplied for charitable purposes; or

(e)

is supplied for promotional or publicity purposes.

(2)

This regulation does not apply in relation to any fee or charge payable under item 1(a) to (g) of Part 6 of the Schedule.

Regulation 6(2): added, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 6 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

7 Fees and charges inclusive of GST

The fees and charges prescribed by or fixed by these regulations are inclusive of goods and services tax.

8 Revocation

The Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/215) are revoked.

Schedule Fees and charges

r 4

Part 1 Digital certificates

Schedule Part 1: substituted, on 1 July 2011, by regulation 4(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/185).

ServiceCharge ($)
For the initial registration and issue of a digital certificate to an authorised user77
For the annual renewal of a digital certificate56 per annum
For the revocation and reissue of a digital certificate88
For the setting up of a new authorised user17

Part 2 Access to departmental databases

Schedule Part 2: substituted, on 1 July 2011, by regulation 4(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/185).

Item issuedCharge ($)
Dealing licence613
Dealing plus licence1,022
Search licence511
Search plus licence1,022
Survey licence1,226

Part 3 Searches for cadastral data

Schedule Part 3: substituted, on 1 July 2011, by regulation 4(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/185).

ServiceCharge ($)
For providing a copy of a survey plan via an approved electronic workspace facility5
For manually providing a copy of a survey plan15
For manually providing a copy of survey records—
(a)

for the first page

15
(b)

for each subsequent page

1

Part 4 Map charges

Schedule Part 4: substituted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 7 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Map suppliedCharge (per map wholesale, excluding packing and postage)
($)
1New Zealand topographic map series—
(a)

1:50,000, Topo 50, (including Chatham Islands, but excluding Auckland Islands)

3.50
(b)

1:250,000, Topo 250

3.50
(c)

1:500,000, No 242

5.80
(d)

1:1,000,000, No 265

5.80
2New Zealand topographic maps—
(a)

1:2,000,000, No 266

5.80
(b)

1:3,000,000, No 267

5.80
(c)

1:4,000,000, No 268

5.80
3Auckland Islands topographic map—
1:50,000, from series No 2605.80
4Pacific and offshore islands topographic map series—
1:25,000, No 2724.50
5Niue topographic map—
1:50,000, No 2504.50

Part 5 Charges for supplying hydrographic information

Schedule Part 5: substituted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 7 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Item suppliedCharge (wholesale, excluding packing and postage)
($)
1Hydrographic paper charts for navigation purposes, including the exclusive economic zone (price per chart)12.90
2Supporting hydrographic navigation data (printed) per sheet—
(a)

paper print—A0 size

8.00
(b)

paper print—A1 size

5.60
(c)

paper print—A2 size

3.10
(d)

paper print—A3 size

1.20
(e)

paper print—A4 size

0.20
3New Zealand Nautical Almanac 9.30

Part 6 Charges for services supplied by Commissioner and department in exercise of functions under certain Acts

Schedule Part 6: substituted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 7 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

Item suppliedCharge
($)
1

for the preparation of documents by the Commissioner and the registration of documents by the Commissioner payable on application under the Act in respect of—

(a)

an instrument under section 52, 53, or 54 alienating land

165.00
(b)

an instrument under section 60 granting or reserving a right of way or other easement over or under Crown land

165.00
(c)

a lease or licence or other instrument over or in respect of Crown land under section 81 (or a renewal or variation of the lease or licence or other instrument)

195.00
(d)

an approval, under section 145, of the surrender by a lessee or licensee of the whole or any part of the land comprised in his or her lease or licence

195.00
(e)

a document to enable the deposit of a plan over land held under the Land Act 1948

95.00
(f)

a recreation permit under section 66A

112.50
(g)

a consent under section 89

112.50

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of—

(h)

a certificate under section 116 for the issue of a record of title under the Land Transfer Act 2017

300.00
2

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of—

(a)

a notice under section 323(1) and a Gazette notice under section 323(2)

340.00
(b)

an amendment of a notice under section 323(1) or a Gazette notice under section 323(2), or both

340.00
(c)

a consent by the Minister under section 342(1)(a)

340.00
3

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of—

(a)

a certificate issued by the chief executive under section 98(1) or (2)

300.00
(b)

a certificate issued by the chief executive under section 99(1)(b)

300.00
(c)

a certificate issued by the chief executive under section 464(1)

300.00
(d)

an application under section 474(1)

300.00
4

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of—

(a)

an agreement under section 17 to purchase land for a public work for which the Crown is responsible

480.00
(b)

a notice under section 18(1)(a)

460.00
(c)

withdrawal of a notice under section 18(4)

360.00
(d)

a compensation certificate issued by the Minister under section 19

300.00
(e)

discharge of a compensation certificate issued by the Minister under section 19

300.00
(f)

a notice under section 23(1)(b)

420.00
(g)

a notice under section 23(4)(b)

360.00
(h)

withdrawal of a notice under section 23(8)

360.00
(i)

a recommendation by the Minister under section 26(1)(b) and a Proclamation by the Governor-General under section 26(2)

440.00
(j)

an easement taken or acquired by the Crown under section 28

380.00
(k)

a report on potential obligations, and a recommendation as to whether or not to offer land under section 40

610.00
(l)

a report on the identity and location of a person to whom an offer under section 40(2) is to be made, and the making of the offer

530.00
(m)

a report on the identity and location of a person to whom an offer under section 40(2) is to be made

530.00
(n)

a report to confirm that a property has been offered under section 40(2) and that the offer has not been accepted

370.00
(o)

an agreement under section 41 or 42 to sell certain land no longer required for any public work or required for an exchange

350.00
(p)

a lease, tenancy, or licence under section 45

430.00
(q)

a request by the Minister under section 47(1)

300.00
(r)

an easement granted by the Crown under section 48

370.00
(s)

an agreement, under section 50, to transfer to a local authority all or part of an existing public work

460.00
(t)

a Gazette notice (other than a notice under section 23(1)(b)) under any of Parts 2, 3, 4, and 8 (or the amendment or revocation of the notice)

330.00
(u)

a grant under section 105 or 106

480.00
(v)

a certificate, under section 107(7), of grant of land under section 105 or 106

310.00
(w)

an agreement to enter land being considered for acquisition by agreement

390.00
(x)

a caveat to protect an interest, or the withdrawal of the caveat, or the caveator’s consent to dealings with land subject to the caveat

330.00
(y)

an agreement to pay compensation to the owner of land acquired, taken, injuriously affected, or damaged

480.00
(z)

an agreement that compensation to the owner of land to be acquired, taken, injuriously affected, or damaged, be paid to the owner before the land is acquired, taken, injuriously affected, or damaged

480.00
(za)

a transfer instrument for land

310.00
5

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of an application under section 134(3)(c)(ii) or 151(1)(a)

350.00
6

for all services supplied by the department in the exercise of its functions under the Act in respect of a certificate issued by the Director-General under section 13(2) or (4) or 14(3)

300.00

Schedule Part 6 item 1(h): amended, on 12 November 2018, by regulation 5(1) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/194).

Schedule Part 6 item 4(za): amended, on 12 November 2018, by regulation 5(2) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/194).

Part 7 Miscellaneous

Schedule Part 7: substituted, on 11 September 2009, by regulation 7 of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2009 (SR 2009/218).

ServiceFee (excluding postage and packing unless otherwise stated)
($)
1

Each statutory certification of land—

(a)

legal description only

22.50
(b)

other than of legal description only

67.50
2

Issuing appellations by endorsement

$100.00 plus $22.00 per additional parcel
2A

Lodging plans that are not cadastral survey datasets (as defined by section 4 of the Cadastral Survey Act 2002)

223.00
3

Digital source data for topographic maps (extraction of entire database)—

(a)

at 1:250,000

84.00
(b)

at 1:50,000

84.00
4

Survey and titles data supplied digitally in bulk from the automated survey and titles transaction system

53.00
5Miscellaneous publications dissemination costs, including postage and packing

Schedule Part 7 item 2A: substituted, on 1 July 2011, by regulation 4(2) of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/185).

Martin Bell,
Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 May 2003.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Land Information New Zealand (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2003 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

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

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.