Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2012

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2012

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of June 2012 

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

Pursuant to section 372 of the Companies Act 1993, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Companies Act 1993 Amendment Regulations 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 August 2012.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule 2 amended
  • In Schedule 2, Part 1,—

    • (a) item relating to an application to register a company under section 12(1) of the Act, replace $250 (or $150 if application is lodged by electronic means) with $130; and

    • (b) item relating to registration of an annual return under section 214(1) of the Act, replace $30 (or nil if return is lodged by electronic means) with $25; and

    • (c) item relating to an application to register an overseas company under section 336(1) of the Act, replace $100 with $130; and

    • (d) item relating to registration of an annual return by an overseas company under section 340(1) of the Act, replace $30 with $25.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
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, which come into force on 1 August 2012, amend the Companies Act 1993 Regulations 1994. The amendments—

  • decrease the fee for an application to register a company under section 12(1) of the Companies Act 1993 (the Act) from $250 (or $150 if the application is lodged by electronic means) to a fee in all cases of $130:

  • change the fee for registration of an annual return under section 214(1) of the Act from $30 (or nil if the return is lodged by electronic means) to a fee in all cases of $25:

  • increase the fee for an application to register an overseas company under section 336(1) of the Act from $100 to $130:

  • decrease the fee for registration of an annual return by an overseas company under section 340(1) of the Act from $30 to $25.

These regulations are part of a package of regulations amending fees payable to the Companies Office. See also

  • the Building Societies Amendment Regulations 2012:

  • the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions (Fees) Amendment Regulations 2012:

  • the Limited Partnerships Amendment Regulations 2012:

  • the Personal Property Securities Amendment Regulations 2012.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 June 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Economic Development.