Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations 2007

2007/233

Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations 2007


Note

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.


  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 20th day of August 2007

Pursuant to section 168(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations 2007.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 October 2007.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Fees
  • (1) Regulation 6(1) is amended by omitting the Schedule to these regulations and substituting Schedule 1.

    (2) Regulation 6(2) is amended by omitting the Transport (Driver Licensing) Regulations 1987* and substituting regulation 8 of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing and Driver Testing Fees) Regulations 1999.

5 Annual licence fee
  • (1) Regulation 7(1) is amended by omitting $24 and substituting $55.

    (2) Regulation 7(1) is amended by omitting heavy trailer (as defined in regulation 2 of the Transport (Drivers Licensing) Regulations 1987*) and substituting trailer, other than a light trailer,.

    (3) Regulation 7 is amended by adding the following subclause:

    • (4) For the purposes of this regulation,—

      light trailer has the same meaning as in clause 2(1) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999

      trailer has the same meaning as in clause 2(1) of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999.

6 Revocations
  • Regulations 2A, 3, 4, 5, and 9(b) are revoked.

7 New Schedule 1 substituted
  • Schedule 1 is revoked and the Schedule 1 set out in the Schedule of these regulations substituted.


Schedule
New Schedule 1 substituted

r 7

Schedule 1
Fees

r 6

ProvisionMatter in respect of which fee payableFee ($)Person by whom fee payable
Land Transport Act 1998, s 30KFor every application for a transport service licence (other than a rail service licence)— Applicant
 (a) processing fee440.00 
 (b) vetting fee payable for each person specified in application as person to have control of service28.20 
Railways Act 2005, s 16(1)For every application for a rail service licence117.00Applicant
Land Transport Act 1998, s 30P(2)For every application to be an approved taxi organisation— Applicant
 (a) processing fee3,678.15 
 (b) vetting fee payable for each person specified in application as a responsible officer or person to have control of the organisation28.20 
Land Transport Act 1998, s 167(1)(j)For every notified change in persons having control of a transport service, or responsible officers of an approved taxi organisation— Licence holder or taxi organisation
 (a) processing feeNo fee 
 (b) vetting fee payable for each new person notified28.20 
Land Transport Act 1998, s 167(1)(j)For every non-standard approval required under a rule, where a fixed fee is not appropriate due to the size or variability of the matter in respect of which approval is sought115.73 per hourApplicant

Diane Morcom,

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 come into force on 1 October 2007, amend the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 1989 to give effect to a new fees regime for operator licensing.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 August 2007.