Fire Service Levy Amendment Order 2008



Fire Service Levy Amendment Order 2008

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of April 2008

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 48(2) of the Fire Service Act 1975, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.


1 Title
  • This order is the Fire Service Levy Amendment Order 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 July 2008.

3 Principal order amended
4 Rate of levy
  • (1) Clause 2(a)(i) is amended by omitting $5.84 and substituting $6.08.

    (2) Clause 2(b)(i) is amended by omitting 7.30 cents and substituting 7.60 cents.

5 Revocation

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 July 2008, increases the rates of levy payable to the New Zealand Fire Service Commission by insurance companies with which property is insured against fire under contracts of fire insurance made in New Zealand.

The increases are as follows:

  • the levy rate for motor vehicles (other than motor vehicles with a gross laden weight greater than 3.5 tonnes) is increased from $5.84 to $6.08:

  • the levy rate for other insured property is increased from 7.3 cents to 7.6 cents for every $100 insured.

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

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 April 2008.

This order is administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.