This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 12 March 2010, amends the Customs and Excise (Specified AANZFTA Parties) Order 2009 to declare Thailand to be a specified party to the agreement establishing the ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand Free Trade Area (the AANZFTA) for the purposes of the Customs and Excise Act 1996. Thailand is also a specified party for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988, under the Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties—Thailand) Amendment Order 2010.
The effect of this order is to authorise certification bodies to issue the necessary certificates of origin (taking effect on and after 12 March 2010) for goods exported to Thailand.
Date of notification in Gazette: 25 February 2010.
This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.