Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties—Indonesia) Amendment Order 2011

2011/426

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Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties—Indonesia) Amendment Order 2011

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 15th day of December 2011

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 7A(1)(a) of the Tariff Act 1988, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1  Title
  • This order is the Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties—Indonesia) Amendment Order 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 10 January 2012.

3  Principal order amended
4  Specified AANZFTA parties
  • Clause 3 is amended by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (baa):

    • (baab) Indonesia:.

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 10 January 2012, amends the Tariff (Specified AANZFTA Parties) Order 2009. The amendment declares Indonesia to be a specified AANZFTA party (party to the Agreement Establishing the ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA Agreement)) for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988.

The effect of this order is to—

  • make the preferential tariff rates of duty that apply to specified AANZFTA parties (which are set out in the Tariff) available to Indonesia; and

  • enable transitional safeguard measures to be applied under the AANZFTA Agreement in appropriate circumstances on imports originating from Indonesia.

Indonesia is also declared to be a specified AANZFTA party for the purposes of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, under the Customs and Excise (Specified AANZFTA Parties—Indonesia) Amendment Order 2011.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 December 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.