Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015

Reprint as at 1 July 2019

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015

(LI 2015/87)

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of May 2015

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.

Pursuant to section 85 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 (Rates) Regulations 2015.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2015.

Regulations: confirmed, on 11 December 2015, by section 14 of the Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015 (2015 No 119).

3 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations,—

additional weight means,—

(a)

for a single heavy RUC vehicle, the difference between the RUC weight for the vehicle and the permit weight for the vehicle:

(b)

for a combination vehicle, the difference between the maximum allowable mass for the combination vehicle as determined by section 4.5(1) of the VDAM Rule 2002 and the permit weight for the combination vehicle

single large-tyred axle has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the VDAM Rule 2002

twin-tyred axle has the same meaning as in Part 2 of the VDAM Rule 2002.

(2)

In these regulations, the following terms have the same meaning as in regulation 3(1) of the Road User Charges Regulations 2012:

(a)

all-terrain crane:

(b)

axle:

(c)

close:

(d)

combination vehicle:

(e)

leading trailer:

(f)

motor caravan:

(g)

permit weight:

(h)

spaced:

(i)

towing vehicle:

(j)

type H vehicle:

(k)

vintage powered vehicle.

(3)

A reference in any of Schedules 1 to 7 to a type in respect of a RUC vehicle is a reference to the RUC vehicle type number for that vehicle.

(4)

Other terms or 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 Rates of road user charges

(1)

The rates of road user charges for a distance licence for powered RUC vehicles (except a type H vehicle or an all-terrain crane) are the rates specified in Schedule 1.

(2)

The rates of road user charges for a distance licence for all-terrain cranes are the rates specified in Schedule 2.

(3)

The rates of road user charges for a distance licence for unpowered RUC vehicles are the rates specified in Schedule 3.

(4)

The rates of road user charges for a distance licence for type H vehicles are the rates specified in Schedule 4.

(5)

The rates of road user charges for each 1 000 kg of additional weight carried by a powered RUC vehicle (except an all-terrain crane) operating under an additional licence are the rates specified in Schedule 5.

(6)

The rates of road user charges for each 1 000 kg of additional weight carried by an all-terrain crane operating under an additional licence are the rates specified in Schedule 6.

(7)

The rates of road user charges for each 1 000 kg of additional weight carried by a combination vehicle (except an all-terrain crane) operating under an additional licence are the relevant rates specified in Schedule 7.

5 Rates inclusive of GST

The rates of road user charges specified in Schedules 1 to 7 are inclusive of goods and services tax.

6 Revocation

The Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2014 (LI 2014/146) are revoked.

Schedule 1 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for powered RUC vehicles (except type H vehicles and all-terrain cranes)

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Schedule 1: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

RUC vehicle type numberDescription of RUC vehicleRUC weight bandRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
1Powered vehicle with 2 axles (except type 2 or type 299 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 3 500 kg72
RUC weight of more than 3 500 kg but not more than 6 000 kg78
RUC weight of more than 6 000 kg but not more than 9 000 kg159
RUC weight of more than 9 000 kg334
2Powered vehicle with 1 single-tyred spaced axle and 1 twin-tyred spaced axleRUC weight of not more than 6 000 kg76
RUC weight of more than 6 000 kg but not more than 9 000 kg120
RUC weight of more than 9 000 kg but not more than 12 000 kg163
RUC weight of more than 12 000 kg299
311 (Bus)Powered passenger service vehicle with 3 axlesRUC weight of not more than 18 000 kg319
RUC weight of more than 18 000 kg392
6Powered vehicle with 3 axles (except type 308, 309, 311, 399, or 413 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 12 000 kg104
RUC weight of more than 12 000 kg but not more than 18 000 kg338
RUC weight of more than 18 000 kg412
14Powered vehicle with 4 axles (except type 408, 414, or 499 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight413
19Powered vehicle with 5 or more axles (except type 599 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight369
Vintage powered vehicles
402Vintage powered vehicle with 2 axlesRUC weight of more than 12 tonnes211
403Vintage powered vehicle with 3 axlesAny RUC weight185
404Vintage powered vehicle with 4 or more axlesAny RUC weight190
3-axle and 4-axle motor caravans
413Motor caravan with 3 axlesRUC weight of more than 18 000 kg298
414Motor caravan with 4 axlesAny RUC weight259
Towing vehicle part of 8-axle or 9-axle combination
308Towing vehicle with 3 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 8 axlesAny RUC weight409
309Towing vehicle with 3 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 9 axlesAny RUC weight329
408Towing vehicle with 4 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 8 axlesAny RUC weight381

Schedule 2 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for all-terrain cranes

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Schedule 2: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

RUC vehicle type numberDescription of RUC vehicleRUC weight bandRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
299Self-powered all-terrain crane with 2 axlesAny RUC weight265.00
399Self-powered all-terrain crane with 3 axlesAny RUC weight372.00
499Self-powered all-terrain crane with 4 axlesAny RUC weight346.00
599Self-powered all-terrain crane with 5 axlesAny RUC weight304.00
699Self-powered all-terrain crane with 6 axlesAny RUC weight304.00
799Self-powered all-terrain crane with 7 axlesAny RUC weight304.00

Schedule 3 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for unpowered RUC vehicles

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Schedule 3: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

RUC vehicle type numberDescription of RUC vehicleRUC weight bandRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
24Unpowered vehicle with 1 axleAny RUC weight120
28Unpowered vehicle with 2 axles (except type 29, 30, or 929 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg46
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg295
29Unpowered vehicle with 2 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axles (except type 929 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg39
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg132
30Unpowered vehicle with 2 twin-tyred spaced axlesRUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg39
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg222
33Unpowered vehicle with 3 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axles (except type 939 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight177
37Unpowered vehicle with 3 axles (except type 33 or type 939 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg42
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg302
43Unpowered vehicle with 4 axlesAny RUC weight226
951Unpowered vehicle with 5 or more axlesAny RUC weight170
929Leading trailer with 2 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axlesAny RUC weight96
939Leading trailer with 3 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axlesAny RUC weight64

Schedule 4 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for type H vehicles

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Schedule 4: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

Type H vehicle numberDescription of RUC vehicleRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
H01Overweight powered passenger service vehicle with 3 axles, with a permit weight of not more than 25 tonnes514.00
H61Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 42 000 kg630.00
H62Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 44 000 kg761.00
H71Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 48 000 kg625.00
H73Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg675.00
H74Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 53 000 kg890.00
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 kg675.00
H81Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 48 000 kg432.00
H82Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 48 000 kg but not more than 53 000 kg624.00
H83Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 53 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg895.00
H84Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 29 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 48 000 kg448.00
H85Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 29 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 48 000 kg but not more than 53 000 kg629.00
H75Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 48 000 kg475.00
H76Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 48 000 kg but not more than 53 000 kg656.00
H91Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg369.00
H92Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 50 000 kg but not more than 54 000 kg446.00
H93Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 54 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg600.00
H94Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg413.00
H95Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 50 000 kg but not more than 54 000 kg499.00
H96Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 54 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg653.00
H97Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle and a type 939 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg329.00
H98Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle and a type 939 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 50 000 kg but not more than 54 000 kg430.00
H99Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle and a type 939 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 54 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg583.00
H30Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 929 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg273.00
H31Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 929 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 50 000 kg but not more than 54 000 kg403.00
H32Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 929 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 54 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg557.00
H33Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 29 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg341.00
H34Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 29 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 50 000 kg but not more than 54 000 kg472.00
H35Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 29 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 54 000 kg but not more than 58 000 kg625.00
H11Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 55 000 kg338.00
H12Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 939 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 55 000 kg but not more than 60 000 kg499.00
H14Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 55 000 kg188.00
H15Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 55 000 kg but not more than 60 000 kg350.00
H36Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 55 000 kg408.00
H37Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 55 000 kg but not more than 60 000 kg569.00
H38Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 60 000 kg but not more than 63 000 kg688.00
H17Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 55 000 kg111.00
H18Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 55 000 kg but not more than 60 000 kg222.00
H19Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle and a type 33 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 60 000 kg but not more than 63 000 kg301.00

Schedule 5 Rates of road user charges for additional licence for powered RUC vehicles (except all-terrain cranes)

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Schedule 5: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

Additional weight to be carried (kg)Rates of road user charges ($ per km, including GST)
Type 1Type 2Type 6Type 14Type 19
1 0000.530.790.490.700.45
2 0000.791.060.640.850.54
3 0001.111.370.821.020.65
4 0001.491.751.011.200.76
5 0001.952.191.241.410.89
6 0002.502.701.491.641.02
7 0003.153.291.761.901.17
8 0003.923.972.072.161.33
9 0004.814.742.432.461.51
10 0005.825.612.812.801.70
11 0007.016.603.233.131.90
12 0008.337.703.683.522.12
13 0009.838.944.193.942.35
14 00011.5410.324.734.382.61
15 00013.4611.835.334.862.87
16 00015.5813.515.985.373.15
17 00017.9715.366.695.943.47
18 00020.6017.417.466.523.79
19 00023.5219.638.277.164.15
20 00026.7322.079.167.844.52
Each 1 000 kg more than 20 000 kg5.182.650.960.730.39

Schedule 6 Rates of road user charges for additional licence for all-terrain cranes

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Schedule 6: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

Additional weight
to be carried (kg)
Rates of road user charges ($ per km, including GST)
Type 299Type 399Type 499Type 599Type 699Type 799
1 0000.180.210.380.570.800.94
2 0000.280.300.470.650.891.03
3 0000.410.410.580.750.981.13
4 0000.570.530.680.851.101.23
5 0000.740.680.800.961.201.33
6 0000.940.830.931.091.331.46
7 0001.181.001.081.221.461.56
8 0001.471.191.231.351.581.69
9 0001.781.401.401.501.731.81
10 0002.141.641.581.671.871.96
11 0002.551.901.781.832.042.11
12 0003.022.182.002.002.202.26
13 0003.522.492.242.192.382.42
14 0004.112.832.482.412.572.58
15 0004.753.202.742.622.752.75
16 0005.463.603.042.852.962.93
17 0006.254.033.343.093.193.13
18 0007.114.493.673.343.413.33
19 0008.065.014.023.623.663.54
20 0009.105.554.403.913.913.76
Each 1 000 kg more than 20 000 kg1.140.600.390.300.260.23

Schedule 7 Rates of road user charges for additional weight carried by combination vehicles (except all-terrain cranes) operating under additional licence

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Schedule 7: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 4 of the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90).

Additional weight
to be carried (kg)
Rates of road user charges ($ per km, including GST)
5 axle combination6 axle combination7 axle combination8 axle combination9 axle combination10 axle combination11 axle combination
1 0001.120.620.410.350.020.030.04
2 0001.120.620.410.350.020.030.04
3 0001.120.620.410.350.020.030.04
4 0001.670.840.680.350.020.030.04
5 0001.670.840.680.750.020.030.04
6 0001.671.230.680.750.020.030.04
7 0002.081.230.680.750.210.030.04
8 0002.081.231.010.750.210.030.04
9 0002.581.231.010.750.210.030.04
10 0002.851.711.401.290.210.030.04
11 0003.141.891.401.290.450.030.04
12 0003.452.081.401.290.450.310.04
13 0003.782.281.711.290.450.310.04
14 0004.132.491.881.290.450.310.04
15 0004.502.722.051.690.660.310.04
16 0004.902.962.231.830.750.310.04
17 0005.323.212.431.980.830.520.18
18 0005.753.482.632.140.920.520.18
19 0006.213.762.842.311.010.520.18
20 0006.714.053.072.491.110.600.22
Each 1 000 kg more than 20 000 kg0.520.310.230.190.110.070.05

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 May 2015.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/90)

Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Act 2015 (2015 No 119): section 14