New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Health Promotion Agency Levy) Order 2016

2016/85

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New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Health Promotion Agency Levy) Order 2016

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 9th day of May 2016

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under clause 4 of Schedule 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

following a determination by the Minister of Health made in accordance with clause 3 of Schedule 4A of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the New Zealand Public Health and Disability (Health Promotion Agency Levy) Order 2016.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Interpretation
4 Amounts of levy set out in Schedule

The amount of levy payable under clause 5 of Schedule 4A of the Act for each class of alcohol for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2016 is set out in the third column of the Schedule.

5 Rates determined for classes of alcohol described as having variable rates

The rates used to determine the levy for the classes of alcohol described in the table in Schedule 4B of the Act as having a variable rate (classes B, E, and F) are set out in the second column of the Schedule.

Schedule Rate and amount of levy for each class of alcohol

cls 4, 5

Class of alcoholRate applied for purposes of clause 3 of Schedule 4A of ActAmount of levy (dollars per litre of alcohol)
A1.50%0.005707
B4.45%0.016945
C8.00%0.030435
D10.00%0.038043
E17.88%0.068014
F38.32%0.145799

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 July 2016,—

(a)

fixes the amount of Health Promotion Agency levy for the financial year beginning on 1 July 2016 for each class of alcohol described in the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (the Act); and

(b)

identifies the variable rate that the Act requires the Minister of Health to determine annually for each of 3 classes of alcohol; and

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 12 May 2016.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.