Customs and Excise (Rules of Origin for ANZTEC Goods) Amendment Regulations 2013

2013/451

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Customs and Excise (Rules of Origin for ANZTEC Goods) Amendment Regulations 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of November 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to sections 65 and 287A of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following regulations, acting—

  • (a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

  • (b) to the extent that these regulations prescribe goods deemed to be the produce or manufacture of a country or group of countries for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988, on the recommendation of the Minister of Customs made after consultation with the Minister of Commerce.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Customs and Excise (Rules of Origin for ANZTEC Goods) Amendment Regulations 2013.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 December 2013.

3 Principal regulations
4 New regulations 51ZZA and 51ZZB and cross-heading inserted
  • After regulation 51ZZ, insert:

    Provisions relating to Chinese Taipei

    51ZZA Interpretation
    • In regulation 51ZZB, unless the context otherwise requires,—

      ANZTEC means the Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu on Economic Cooperation done at Wellington on 10 July 2013

      Chinese Taipei means the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.

    51ZZB Originating goods
    • Particular goods are deemed for the purposes of the Act and the Tariff Act 1988 to be the produce or manufacture of Chinese Taipei if the goods meet all applicable requirements set out in the following provisions of ANZTEC:

      • (a) Chapter 3 (which deals with rules of origin); and

      • (b) Annex 2 (which deals with product specific rules); and

      • (c) the headnote to Annex 2.

Michael Webster,
for 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 December 2013, amend the Customs and Excise Regulations 1996 (the principal regulations) to prescribe rules of origin and product specific rules for goods imported from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu (Chinese Taipei). The rules of origin and product specific rules give effect to the Agreement between New Zealand and the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu on Economic Cooperation done at Wellington on 10 July 2013 (ANZTEC).

The rules of origin and the product specific rules in ANZTEC are incorporated into the principal regulations by reference. At the time of the making of these regulations, the text of ANZTEC is available at http://www.nzcio.com/node/247

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.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 November 2013.

These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.