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—
Date of notification in Gazette: 4 September 2014.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.