This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 November 2014, amend the Customs and Excise Regulations 1996 to make changes to the form of the New Zealand passenger arrival card.
The New Zealand passenger arrival card is required to be completed by people arriving in New Zealand from overseas. Passengers are required to declare on the form whether they are carrying any dutiable goods, prohibited or restricted goods, or goods in excess of the allowable personal concessions.
On 1 November 2014, the Tariff (Concessions) Amendment Order 2014 will reduce the incoming travellers’ duty-free allowance for tobacco products to 50 cigarettes, or 50 grams of tobacco or cigars, or any mixture of cigarettes, tobacco, and cigars that weighs not more than 50 grams.
These regulations amend the declarations in the New Zealand passenger arrival card to—
Date of notification in Gazette: 31 July 2014.
These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.