Waste Minimisation (Calculation and Payment of Waste Disposal Levy) Amendment Regulations 2010

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Waste Minimisation (Calculation and Payment of Waste Disposal Levy) Amendment Regulations 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of May 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 41 and 86 of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment given in accordance with those sections, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Waste Minimisation (Calculation and Payment of Waste Disposal Levy) Amendment Regulations 2010.

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 New regulation 5 substituted
  • Regulation 5 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    5 Rate of levy
    • Under section 27(b) of the Act, until a rate of levy is prescribed, the levy is payable on the amount of waste disposed of at a disposal facility at the rate (exclusive of goods and services tax) of—

      • (a) $10 per tonne; or

      • (b) $10 per unit of volume that, in accordance with these regulations, is considered equivalent to a tonne.

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 amend the Waste Minimisation (Calculation and Payment of Waste Disposal Levy) Regulations 2009. The amendment clarifies that regulation 5 merely describes section 27(b) of the Waste Minimisation Act 2008, and does not itself prescribe a rate of levy.

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


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 May 2010.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.