This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 August 2010, prescribe rules of origin for imports of goods from Malaysia in order to give effect to the Malaysia–New Zealand Free Trade Agreement done at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 26 October 2009 (the Malaysia FTA). The rules of origin are those set out in the Malaysia FTA and are incorporated into the regulations by reference.
At the time of the making of these regulations, the text of the Malaysia FTA was available at—
Access to the provisions incorporated by reference is also facilitated by the chief executive of the New Zealand Customs Service in the other ways required by section 287D of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.
Date of notification in Gazette: 8 July 2010.
These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.