Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Regulations 2013

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

goods vehicle means a motor vehicle that is designed or adapted primarily for the carriage of goods and—

(a)

has 4 wheels or more; or

(b)

has 3 wheels and a gross vehicle mass of more than 1 000 kg

large goods vehicle means a goods vehicle that has a gross vehicle mass of more than 3 500 kg

large passenger vehicle means a passenger vehicle that—

(a)

is designed or adapted to carry more than 9 passengers (including the driver); and

(b)

has a gross vehicle mass of more than 5 000 kg

levy means the synthetic greenhouse gas levy imposed by section 227 of the Act

medium passenger vehicle means a passenger vehicle that—

(a)

is designed or adapted to carry more than 9 passengers (including the driver); and

(b)

has a gross vehicle mass of 5 000 kg or less

passenger vehicle means a motor vehicle that is designed or adapted primarily for carrying passengers and—

(a)

has 4 wheels or more; or

(b)

has 3 wheels and a gross vehicle mass of more than 1 000 kg

SGG means synthetic greenhouse gas

small goods vehicle means a goods vehicle that has a gross vehicle mass of 3 500 kg or less

small passenger vehicle means a passenger vehicle that is designed or adapted to carry 9 or fewer passengers (including the driver)

Tariff item has the meaning given in section 2(1) of the Tariff Act 1988.

(2)

The Land Transport Act 1998 classes given in the second column of Schedule 1 are intended to be only an indication of how the classes of leviable motor vehicle given in the first column of that schedule relate to the classes of motor vehicles under that Act and are not intended to be used in the interpretation of the schedule.

(3)

The Tariff items given in the second column of Schedule 2 are intended to be only an indication of how the classes of leviable goods given in the first column of that schedule relate to the classes of goods under the Tariff Act 1988 and are not intended to be used in the interpretation of the schedule.

Regulation 3(1) 2013 levy period: revoked, on 1 January 2014, by regulation 4 of the Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2013 (SR 2013/382).

Regulation 3(1) levy: inserted, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 4 of the Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levies) Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/272).