Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011

  • revoked
  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011: revoked, on 1 October 2014, by clause 5 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2014 (LI 2014/255).

Reprint
as at 1 October 2014

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011

(SR 2011/236)

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of June 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011: revoked, on 1 October 2014, by clause 5 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2014 (LI 2014/255).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.


Pursuant to section 54 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and being of the opinion that the prohibitions effected by this order are necessary in the public interest, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 October 2011.

    Order: confirmed, on 18 October 2011, by section 8(f) of the Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Act 2011 (2011 No 96).

3 Expiry
  • This order expires on the close of 30 September 2014.

4 Prohibited offensive weapons imports
  • The importation of the goods specified in the Schedule is prohibited, except with the consent of, and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by,—

    • (a) the Commissioner of Police; or

    • (b) a Deputy Commissioner of Police; or

    • (c) the Manager: Licensing and Vetting, New Zealand Police; or

    • (d) the National Operations Manager, New Zealand Police.

5 Prohibited motor vehicle imports
  • (1) The importation of the kinds of motor vehicles specified in subclause (2) is prohibited, except with the consent of, and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by, the Minister of Customs.

    (2) The kinds of motor vehicles referred to in subclause (1) are motor vehicles imported—

    • (a) without an odometer; or

    • (b) with an odometer reading that does not correctly record the distance the vehicle has been driven.

6 Revocation

Schedule
Prohibited offensive weapons imports

cl 4

  • 1 Knuckledusters, knives incorporating knuckledusters, swordsticks, and any weapon disguised to give the appearance of another article.

  • 2 Any knife having a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife (sometimes known as a flick knife or flick gun).

  • 3 Any knife having a blade that is released from the handle or sheath by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force, and that, when released, is locked in place by means of a button, spring, lever, or other device (sometimes known as a gravity knife or butterfly knife).

  • 4 With the exception of any folding pocket knife with a blade less than 10 cm in length, any knife that—

    • (a) is designed for ease of concealment on the person; or

    • (b) has a double-edged blade that is designed or suitable for stabbing or throwing (as opposed to cutting); or

    • (c) is a knife of any of the kinds sometimes known as an urban skinner, terminator, black eagle, black dagger, or throwing knife.

  • 5 Bayonets.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 October 2011, continues certain import prohibitions.

The prohibitions cover implements that can be used as offensive weapons (knuckledusters, various kinds of knives, and bayonets) as well as motor vehicles with inaccurate odometers or with no odometers. Consents to imports may be granted by the Police in the case of potential weapons, and by the Minister of Customs in the case of motor vehicles.

This order expires on the close of 30 September 2014.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 June 2011.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2011 that incorporates all the amendments to that order as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Customs Import Prohibition Order 2014 (LI 2014/255): clause 5

    Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Act 2011 (2011 No 96): section 8(f)