Deer Industry New Zealand Regulations 2004

Reprint as at 1 December 2014

Deer Industry New Zealand Regulations 2004

(SR 2004/323)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of September 2004

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council


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 the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Pursuant to section 3 of the Primary Products Marketing Act 1953, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Interpretation

Part 1
Deer Industry New Zealand

4 Establishment of Deer Industry New Zealand

5 Functions of DINZ

6 Membership of DINZ

7 Minister to be notified of change in directors

8 Transitional provisions relating to directors

9 Certain persons disqualified from being directors of DINZ

10 Extraordinary vacancies

11 Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

12 Meetings of DINZ

13 Disclosure of interests

14 Committees and delegations

15 Acquisition of deer

16 DINZ Account

17 Financial year

Part 2
Deer industry levy

18 Deer industry levy

19 Penalty for late payment

20 Rates of levy payable from commencement of regulations to 30 September 2005

21 Returns

22 When levy payable

23 Demands for estimated amounts of levy

24 Persons primarily liable for payment of levy

25 Payment of levy by collection agent

26 DINZ may demand levy

27 Refunds

28 Records relating to levy to be kept

29 Inspection of records

30 Levy to constitute debt due to DINZ

Part 3
Mediation in case of dispute

31 Appointment of mediators

32 Remuneration of mediators

33 Time and place of conference

34 Conference to be held in private

35 Representatives

36 Right to be heard

37 Evidence

38 Mediator may resolve dispute in certain cases

39 Appeal to District Court

Part 4
Registration of contract velvet processors

40 Application to register

41 Registration

42 Cancellation of registration

43 Monitoring compliance with conditions

Part 5
Miscellaneous provisions

44 Offences

45 Penalties

46 Revocation

Schedule 1
Election of directors of DINZ

Schedule 2
Transitional provisions relating to first directors of DINZ

Schedule 3
Rates of levy payable on and from commencement of these regulations to close of 30 September 2005

Gazette information

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