This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 January 2010, amends the Customs and Excise (Specified AANZFTA Parties) Order 2009 to declare Malaysia to be a specified party to the ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand Free Trade Area agreement (the AANZFTA) for the purposes of the Customs and Excise Act 1996. Malaysia is also a specified party for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988, under the Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties) Amendment Order 2009.
The effect of this order is to authorise certification bodies to issue the necessary certificates of origin (taking effect from 1 January 2010) for goods exported to Malaysia.
Date of notification in Gazette: 23 December 2009.
This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.