Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005

  • revoked
  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005: revoked, on 1 October 2008, by clause 6 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 (SR 2008/241).

Reprint
as at 1 October 2008

Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005

(SR 2005/159)

  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005: revoked, on 1 October 2008, by clause 6 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 (SR 2008/241).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

This order is administered in the New Zealand Customs Service.


Pursuant to section 54 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and being of the opinion that the prohibitions effected by this order are necessary in the public interest, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 October 2005.

3 Expiry
  • This order expires on the close of 30 September 2008.

4 Prohibited asbestos imports
  • (1) The importation of the goods specified in subclause (2) is prohibited, except with the consent of, and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by, the Minister for the Environment.

    (2) The goods referred to in subclause (1) are—

    • (a) amosite, in its raw fibrous state; and

    • (b) chrysotile, in its raw fibrous state; and

    • (c) crocidolite, in its raw fibrous state.

5 Prohibited offensive weapons imports
  • The importation of the goods specified in Schedule 1 is prohibited, except with the consent of, and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by,—

    • (a) the Commissioner of Police; or

    • (b) a Deputy Commissioner of Police; or

    • (c) the Manager: Licensing and Vetting, New Zealand Police; or

    • (d) the National Operations Manager, New Zealand Police.

6 Prohibited trade descriptions goods imports
  • The importation of the goods specified in Schedule 2 is prohibited, except with the consent of, and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by, the Minister of Customs.


Schedule 1
Prohibited offensive weapons imports

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  • 1 Knuckle-dusters, knives incorporating knuckle-dusters, swordsticks, and any weapon disguised to give the appearance of another article.

  • 2 Any knife having a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife (sometimes known as a flick knife or flick gun).

  • 3 Any knife having a blade that is released from the handle or sheath by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force, and that, when released, is locked in place by means of a button, spring, lever, or other device (sometimes known as a gravity knife or butterfly knife).

  • 4 With the exception of any folding pocket knife with a blade less than 10 cm in length, any knife that—

    • (a) is designed for ease of concealment on the person; or

    • (b) has a double-edged blade that is designed or suitable for stabbing or throwing (as opposed to cutting); or

    • (c) is a knife of any of the kinds sometimes known as an urban skinner, terminator, black eagle, black dagger, or throwing knife.

  • 5 Bayonets.

Schedule 2
Prohibited trade descriptions goods imports

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  • 1 Any motor vehicle the odometer reading of which does not correctly record the distance the vehicle has been driven.

  • 2 Any motor vehicle imported without an odometer.

  • 3 Any goods bearing, or to which there is attached in any manner whatsoever, any statement or indication (for example, a statement or indication by words, numbers, marks, pictures or symbols, or a combination of those things) that is incorrect or misleading as to—

    • (a) the particular kind or standard, quality, grade, quantity, composition, style, model, particular history, or particular previous use of the goods; or

    • (b) the goods being new, or reconditioned, or manufactured, produced, processed, or reconditioned in a particular place or at a particular time; or

    • (c) the country or place of origin of the goods.

  • 4 Any goods in respect of which there is applied to any covering, packaging, label, wrapper, ticket, reel, or thing in or with which the goods are supplied any statement or indication (for example, a statement or indication by words, numbers, marks, pictures or symbols, or a combination of those things) that is incorrect or misleading as to—

    • (a) the particular kind or standard, quality, grade, quantity, composition, style, model, particular history, or particular previous use of the goods; or

    • (b) the goods being new, or reconditioned, or manufactured, produced, processed, or reconditioned in a particular place or at particular time; or

    • (c) the country or place of origin of the goods.

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 October 2005, prohibits the importation of various goods under the Customs and Excise Act 1996 except with the relevant Ministerial or official consent.

The prohibited imports are

  • certain asbestos:

  • certain offensive weapons:

  • certain trade descriptions goods.

This order continues prohibitions that were formerly in place under the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2002 (SR 2002/255). That order expired on the close of 30 September 2005.

The only change from that order is that a reference to the Minister for the Environment replaces a reference to the Minister of Commerce, to reflect current Ministerial responsibilities.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 June 2005.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005. It incorporates all the amendments to the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005 as at 1 October 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 4 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 (SR 2008/241): clause 6