Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General
At Wellington this 15th day of February 2016
Present:His Excellency the Governor-General in Council
These regulations are made under section 201 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015—
on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and
on the recommendation of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety made after complying with section 202 of that Act.
These regulations are the Health and Safety at Work (Rates of Funding Levy) Regulations 2016.
These regulations come into force on 4 April 2016.
For the purposes of section 201(2)(a) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, the rate of the levy payable by every employer (on the amount of earnings paid or deemed to have been paid by the employer to the employer’s employees) is 8 cents per $100.
For the purposes of section 201(2)(b) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, the rate of the levy payable by every earner who has earnings as a self-employed person (on the amount of earnings as a self-employed person derived or deemed to have been derived by the earner) is 8 cents per $100.
The Health and Safety in Employment (Rates of Funding Levy) Regulations 1994 (SR 1994/49) are revoked.
Michael Webster,Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 4 April 2016, prescribe the rate of funding levy required to be paid by employers and earners who are self-employed persons under section 201 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
The regulations revoke and replace the Health and Safety in Employment (Rates of Funding Levy) Regulations 1994.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment produced a regulatory impact statement on 15 July 2013 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: 18 February 2016.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.