National Animal Identification and Tracing (Levies) Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/97

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

National Animal Identification and Tracing (Levies) Amendment Regulations 2016

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of May 2016

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

These regulations are made under section 62 of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012—

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Primary Industries made after being satisfied that the requirements in section 60 of that Act have been complied with.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Levies) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Levies) Regulations 2012 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 5 amended (Levies imposed)

Replace regulation 5(3) with:

(3)

An impracticable to tag levy is imposed on an owner of an animal if—

(a)

the PICA for the animal (other than a fallow deer of any age or gender or a trophy stag) has decided under regulation 17(2) of the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Regulations 2012 that it is impracticable to fit a NAIT device to the animal; and

(b)

the animal is slaughtered at a meat processing facility.

5 Regulation 10 amended (Maximum rates)

Replace regulation 10(3) and (4) with:

(3)

The maximum rate for the impracticable to tag levy for a cattle animal or deer is, for 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019, $18.77 per cattle animal or deer (exclusive of GST).

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 come into force on 1 July 2016 and amend the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Levies) Regulations 2012 (the principal regulations).

Regulation 5(3) is consequentially amended to remove references that have been revoked by the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2016.

Regulation 10 is amended to continue the current maximum levy rate of $18.77 for impracticable to tag cattle animals and deer until 30 June 2019.

These regulations are a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. They are revoked at the close of 30 June 2017 unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) of that Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 May 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.