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

2016/100

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Animal Products (Dairy Industry 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 (Dairy Industry 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 (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2015 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)

In regulation 3, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

RCS raw milk has the meaning given in regulation 4(1) of the Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers Regulations 2015

registered depot operator has the meaning given in regulation 4(1) of the Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers Regulations 2015

registered farm dairy operator has the meaning given in regulation 4(1) of the Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers Regulations 2015

5 Regulation 8 amended (Effect of change in collection volume, entering market, or change of business owner)

(1)

Replace regulation 8(1)(d) with:

(d)

a person becomes a dairy processor of dairy material that is not RCS raw milk.

(2)

In regulation 8(3)(d), replace “a new entrant” with “a person to whom subclause (1)(d) applies”.

6 New regulation 10A inserted (Share of levy payable by new registered farm dairy operators)

After regulation 10, insert:

Provision relating to new farm dairy operators

10A Share of levy payable by new registered farm dairy operators

If a person becomes a registered farm dairy operator during a financial year, the person is liable to pay a proportionate share of the annual levy for registered farm dairy operators that includes payment for the quarter of the financial year in which the registration is approved.

7 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule, Part 1, after the item relating to development and maintenance of New Zealand standards, performance monitoring, and dairy residue monitoring, insert:

Development and maintenance of New Zealand standards relating to RCS raw milk, and performance monitoring and dairy residue monitoring in relation to RCS raw milk$581.25Payable by registered farm dairy operators on 30 September each year

(2)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to development and maintenance of market access standards and programme and export standards, third column, paragraph (h), replace “35.02.20.00” with “3502.20.00”.

(3)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to development and maintenance of market access standards and programme and export standards, third column, paragraph (j), replace “19.01.10.09.00C and 1901.90.09.28B” with “1901.10.09 00C and 1901.90.09 28B”.

(4)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to development and maintenance of market access standards and programme and export standards, third column, paragraph (m), replace “21.06.10.09.00J” with “2106.10.09 00J”.

(5)

In the Schedule, Part 1, after Approvals, insert:

Application for, assessment of, and approval or renewal of registration of person as a registered farm dairy operator or registered depot operator under the regulated control scheme imposed by the Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers Regulations 2015$155 per application
plus assessment charge on hourly basis after the first hour as specified in Part 2
Applicant

(6)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to issue of exporter declaration for infant formula export, replace “infant formula export” with “infant formula product or formulated supplementary food for young children (within the meaning of those terms in clause 1.2(1) of the Animal Products Notice: Export Requirements for Infant Formula Products and Formulated Supplementary Foods for Young Children (1 February 2016))”.

(7)

In the Schedule, Part 7, item 2, item A, replace primary processors who slaughter or dress animals other than fish with dairy processors.

(8)

In the Schedule, Part 7, item 2, item A, delete “for animals other than fish”.

(9)

In the Schedule, Part 7, item 2, revoke item B.

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 (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2015. The amendments—

  • provide for the payment of fees, charges, and levies in relation to activities to which the regulated control scheme imposed by the Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers Regulations 2015 applies; and

  • extend the fee for the issue of an exporter declaration for infant formula to cover exporter declarations for all infant formula products and formulated supplementary food for young children; and

  • correct minor errors in the Schedule.

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.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry for Primary Industries produced a regulatory impact statement on 22 March 2016 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

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.