Crown Minerals (Minerals and Coal) Amendment Regulations 2009

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Crown Minerals (Minerals and Coal) Amendment Regulations 2009

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of May 2009

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 105 of the Crown Minerals Act 1991, His 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 Crown Minerals (Minerals and Coal) Amendment Regulations 2009.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Interpretation
  • (1) Regulation 3(1) is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    2008 minerals programme means the Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) 2008

    permit means a permit other than a permit in respect of petroleum.

    (2) The definition of 2007 minerals programme in regulation 3(1) is revoked.

    (3) The definition of other minerals programme in regulation 3(1) is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting 2008 minerals programme.

    (4) The definition of specific rate royalty in regulation 3(1) is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting 2008 minerals programme.

5 Application of this Part
  • Regulation 44 is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme in each place where it appears and substituting in each case 2008 minerals programme.

6 Heading above regulation 45 amended
  • The heading above regulation 45 is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting 2008 minerals programme.

7 Interim royalty payment: 2007 minerals programme
  • Regulation 45(1) and the heading to regulation 45 are amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting in each case 2008 minerals programme.

8 Annual royalty return: 2007 minerals programme
  • Regulation 46(1) and the heading to regulation 46 are amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting in each case 2008 minerals programme.

9 Final royalty return and payment: 2007 minerals programme
  • The heading to regulation 47 is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting 2008 minerals programme.

10 Permit holders electing to move to 2007 minerals programme
  • Regulation 57 and the heading to regulation 57 are amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme in each place where it appears and substituting in each case 2008 minerals programme.

11 Heading to Schedule 6 amended
  • The heading to Schedule 6 is amended by omitting 2007 minerals programme and substituting 2008 minerals programme.

Michael Webster,
for 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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Crown Minerals (Minerals and Coal) Regulations 2007 (the principal regulations).

Regulation 4(1) inserts a definition of permit into the principal regulations, the effect of which is to make clear that the principal regulations apply only to permits for minerals other than petroleum.

The other amendments replace references in the principal regulations to the Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) 2007 with references to the Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) 2008.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 May 2009.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.