Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Amendment Regulations 2017

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Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 18th day of April 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 35(1) of the Civil Union Act 2004 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Amendment Regulations 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 22 May 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Regulations 2005 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1,—

(a)

item 1, replace “120” with “150”:

(b)

item 2, replace “170” with “240”:

(c)

item 3, replace “120” with “170”:

(d)

item 4, replace “50” with “55”:

(e)

item 5, replace “50” with “55”.

(2)

In Schedule 1, after item 5, insert:

6Application for appointment as a civil union celebrant (unless a fee has already been paid for an application for name to be entered on list of marriage celebrants, whether independent celebrant or nominated by approved organisation)220
7Application for reappointment as a civil union celebrant (unless a fee has already been paid for an application to continue to act as a marriage celebrant, whether independent celebrant or nominated by approved organisation)60

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 22 May 2017, amend the Civil Union (Prescribed Information, Fees, and Forms) Regulations 2005 (the principal regulations).

These regulations amend Schedule 1 of the principal regulations, which sets out the fees to be paid in relation to certain matters under the Civil Union Act 2004 (the Act).

The amendments change the amounts of the fees and introduce new fees.

The amendments introduce fees for applications under section 26 of the Act for appointment as a civil union celebrant and for applications under section 27 of the Act for reappointment as a civil union celebrant.

Regulatory impact statement

The Department of Internal Affairs produced a regulatory impact statement on 1 February 2017 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: 20 April 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Department of Internal Affairs.