Road User Charges Amendment Regulations 2015

2015/86

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Road User Charges Amendment Regulations 2015

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of May 2015

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 89(a) 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 Amendment Regulations 2015.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2015.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Road User Charges Regulations 2012 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule, Part 2, before the heading Towing vehicles part of 6 axle combinations, insert:

H01Overweight powered passenger service vehicle with 3 axles, with a permit weight of up to 25 tonnes

(2)

In the Schedule, Part 2, revoke the items relating to vehicle types H72, H86, H87, H88, and H89.

(3)

In the Schedule, Part 2, after the item relating to RUC vehicle type number H74, insert:

H77Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 44 000 kg but not more than 48 000 kg

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 July 2015, amend the Road User Charges Regulations 2012 by—

  • prescribing new RUC vehicle type numbers H01 and H77; and

  • revoking references to RUC vehicle type numbers H72, H86, H87, H88, and H89.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact statement on 23 April 2015 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 May 2015.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.