Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/99

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and 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 sections 117, 118, and 166 of the Animal Products Act 1999—

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Food Safety made after being satisfied that the requirements of sections 113 and 115 have been met.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2007 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 10A amended (Director-General may require information for purpose of calculating levies)

(1)

In regulation 10A(3), item relating to lambs, bobby calves, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, and deer, after “month”, insert “or year”.

(2)

In regulation 10A(3), item relating to ostriches, emus, and poultry, after “month”, insert “or year”.

5 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1, Part 7, item 2, item A, delete who slaughter or dress animals other than fish and “for animals other than fish”.

(2)

In Schedule 1, Part 7, item 2, item B, delete (other than processors of fish and operators of coolstores or other storage premises).

(3)

In Schedule 1, Part 8, item relating to birds, replace “(includes budgies, lovebirds, cockatiels, finches (not wild caught), and rosellas (not wild caught))” with “(excluding budgies, lovebirds, cockatiels, finches, and rosellas)”.

(4)

In Schedule 1, Part 8, item relating to finches (wild caught) and rosellas (wild caught), replace “Finches (wild caught) and rosellas (wild caught)” with “Budgies, lovebirds, cockatiels, finches, and rosellas”.

6 Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2, item 5(h), replace “(f)” with “(g)”.

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 2016, amend the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2007. The amendments—

  • allow the Director-General to require monthly or annual reports of processing volume from processors of certain commodities; and

  • extend the application of the circuit charges in Part 7 of Schedule 1 to include processors of fish and operators of coolstores or other storage premises; and

  • lower the export charge for the export of budgies, lovebirds, cockatiels, finches (not wild caught) and rosellas (not wild caught) to $0.27 per bird; and

  • correct a cross-reference in Schedule 2 relating to annual levies on animal processors.

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.