Road User Charges (Administration Fees) Regulations 2014

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Road User Charges (Administration Fees) Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 1st day of September 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 88 of the Road User Charges Act 2012, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Road User Charges (Administration Fees) Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 November 2014.

3 Interpretation
  • (1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, Act means the Road User Charges Act 2012.

    (2) Terms and expressions used and not defined in these regulations, but defined in the Act, have, in these regulations, the same meaning as in the Act.

4 Administration fees
  • The administration fees set out in the Schedule are payable for the matters to which they relate.

5 Waiver or refund of fee
  • The RUC collector may waive or refund the fee described in item 4 of Part 1 of the Schedule if the reason for the application to change the RUC vehicle type is that the incorrect RUC vehicle type was assigned to the vehicle by the New Zealand Transport Agency when the vehicle was registered to any previous owner.

6 Prescribed recipient
  • The administration fees payable under these regulations are payable to the New Zealand Transport Agency.

7 Fees exclusive of GST
  • The administration fees set out in the Schedule are exclusive of goods and services tax.

8 Revocation

Schedule
Administration fees

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Part 1
Issue of RUC licences and related matters

Item Matter in respect of which administration fee payable Fee ($) (GST exclusive)
1 Issue of RUC licence by or on behalf of RUC collector—  
  
  • (a) face-to-face

 6.78
  
  • (b) via digital self-service (electronic service provider)

 1.83
  
  • (c) via digital self-service (the Internet)

 4.17
  
  • (d) via digital self-service (truck stop)

 5.39
  
  • (e) via any other digitally assisted means provided by the RUC collector

 7.50
2 Replacement RUC licence in printed format issued by or on behalf of RUC collector 3.55
3 Assessment issued by RUC collector for distance overrun 5.95
4 Application by owner or operator to change RUC vehicle type assigned to vehicle 40.00

Part 2
Exemptions under section 40 of Act

ItemMatter in respect of which administration fee payable Fee ($) (GST exclusive)
1Application for exemption under section 40 of Act 100.00
2Changing details of exempt vehicle 10.00
3Replacement of exempt label 3.57

Michael Webster, 
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 November 2014, replace the Road User Charges (Administration Fees) Regulations 2012 (the 2012 regulations).

Regulation 4 provides that the administration fees set out in the Schedule are payable. The 10 fees prescribed in Part 1 of the Schedule of the 2012 regulations are replaced by 8 new or amended fees. The fees for exemptions under section 40 of the Road User Charges Act 2012 are unchanged.

Regulation 5 is new and provides that the RUC collector may waive or refund the fee for an application by an owner or operator to change the RUC vehicle type assigned to a vehicle if the incorrect RUC vehicle type was assigned to the vehicle by the New Zealand Transport Agency in the first place.

Regulation 6 is new. It provides that the administration fees payable under the regulations are payable to the Agency.

Regulation 7 provides that the administration fees are exclusive of good and services tax.

Regulation 8 revokes the 2012 regulations.

Regulatory impact statement

The New Zealand Transport Agency, with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport, produced a regulatory impact statement on 9 May 2014 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

A copy of this regulatory impact statement can be found at—


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 September 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.