Immigration (Carriers' Information Obligations) Amendment Regulations 2017

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Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of March 2017

Present:
The Right Hon Bill English presiding in Council

These regulations are made under sections 400 and 402 of the Immigration Act 2009—

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Immigration made under section 403A(1) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Amendment Regulations 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 8 May 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 6 amended (Obligation to provide other information)

Replace regulation 6(2)(a) to (i) with:

(a)

any information prescribed under regulation 4(2):

(b)

the person’s full name:

(c)

all contact details for the person, including (but not limited to) telephone numbers and all contact, destination, and email addresses:

(d)

where, on what date, and with whom the person’s intended travel was booked:

(e)

the name, location, and contact details of any travel or booking agent and agency who booked the intended travel for the person, including (but not limited to) the travel or booking agent’s or agency’s identifiers (for example, any International Air Transport Association (IATA) codes):

(f)

the date on which the person intends or intended to travel:

(g)

all details of the person’s travel itinerary, including (but not limited to) all transport segments before and after the intended travel:

(h)

whether the date or any route or segment of the person’s travel itinerary was changed, or whether any route or segment of the itinerary was cancelled or the person failed to undertake that travel, and the dates and details relating to any change or cancellation:

(i)

with whom, if anyone, the person intends or intended to travel, including the name of any travel group:

(j)

whether the travel itinerary of a person with whom the person intends or intended to travel has changed, and the dates and details relating to any change:

(k)

whether the person paid for their own intended travel, and the form and manner of payment:

(l)

information related to the payment for the intended travel, including (but not limited to) the name on any credit card used, the credit card details, the billing address, any breakdown of payment details, and the Internet Protocol address for the computer used to make the payment:

(m)

the date or dates on which all tickets for the person’s intended travel were issued:

(n)

the person’s ticketing information, including (but not limited to) ticket class or type, ticket numbers, whether a ticket was reissued or upgraded, ticketing agent details, and ticketing location:

(o)

the person’s frequent flyer number, type, and status:

(p)

the person’s travel class type for the intended travel:

(q)

the name of the carrier or person in charge of the craft on which the person intends or intended to travel, the flight number of the craft, and the details of any other carrier operating a code-share flight with that flight:

(r)

whether the person has checked baggage for the intended travel and, if so, the number of checked items and the details about each item, including (but not limited to) their weight, identification numbers, pooled baggage status, boarding point, and destination:

(s)

the seat number allocated to the person for the intended travel and the details relating to any change to the seat allocation, including (but not limited to) the date on which a change was made:

(t)

the details about the person’s travel status for the intended travel, including (but not limited to) standby or staff status and timing and sequence of check-in and boarding:

(u)

all service information, including (but not limited to) whether the person has made any service requests for the intended travel and, if so, the details of those requests:

(v)

any changes made to any of the information that is specified in this regulation after the intended travel was booked:

(w)

a description of the location of the information about the person that is specified in this regulation (including, if applicable, any electronic address for the information).

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 8 May 2017, replace regulation 6(2)(a) to (i) of the Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations) in order to clarify and add to the information that a carrier of a commercial craft obtains and must provide (or otherwise make available) to the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment about a person who intended to board the craft for the purpose of travelling to New Zealand. The amendments also seek to achieve alignment with the information that those carriers and persons currently provide and with the Guidelines on Passenger Name Record (PNR) Data issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The information includes—

  • any information prescribed under regulation 4(2) of the principal regulations:

  • the person’s full name and contact details:

  • where, on what date, and with whom the person’s intended travel was booked:

  • travel dates and other details of the person’s travel itinerary and whether any date, route, or segment of the itinerary was changed or cancelled, or if the person failed to undertake the booked travel:

  • with whom the person intends or intended to travel, and any details relating to any change to the travel itinerary of the person with whom the person intends or intended to travel:

  • whether the person paid for their own intended travel, and the details relating to the payment:

  • the date or dates on which all tickets for the person’s intended travel were issued and the person’s ticketing information:

  • the person’s travel status, travel class type, and frequent flyer number, type and status:

  • the name of the carrier or person in charge of the craft on which the person intends or intended to travel, the flight number of the craft, and the details of any other carrier operating a code-share flight with that flight:

  • the person’s checked baggage information:

  • the seat number allocated to the person for the intended travel and the details relating to any change to that allocation:

  • all service information, including details of requests:

  • a description of the location of the information about the person that is listed above:

  • any other changes made to the information that is listed above.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 30 March 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.