Accident Compensation (Motor Vehicle Account Levies) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017

2017/152

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Accident Compensation (Motor Vehicle Account Levies) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of July 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 213(7), 216, and 329 of the Accident Compensation Act 2001—

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for ACC made after complying with the consultation requirements of sections 330 and 331 of that Act and after having regard to the principles in section 166A(2) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Accident Compensation (Motor Vehicle Account Levies) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 12 July 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Accident Compensation (Motor Vehicle Account Levies) Regulations 2017 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 6 replaced (Motor vehicle levy for light passenger vehicles)

Replace regulation 6 with:

6 Motor vehicle levy for light passenger vehicles

(1)

The motor vehicle levy payable for a light passenger vehicle specified in Schedule 2 is determined according to the band the vehicle is allocated to in that schedule.

(2)

The annual rate of the motor vehicle levy for each band is as follows:

Petrol driven
BandLevy ($)
180.64
253.53
337.22
418.00
Non-petrol driven
BandLevy ($)
1149.14
2122.03
3105.72
486.50
Light electric vehicle
BandLevy ($)
180.64
253.53
337.22
418.00

(3)

The motor vehicle levy payable for a light passenger vehicle that is not specified in Schedule 2 is determined according to the vehicle year that applies to that vehicle as follows:

Petrol driven
Vehicle yearLevy ($)
Prior to 199680.64
1996 to 200053.53
2001 to 200837.22
2009 onwards18.00
Non-petrol driven
Vehicle yearLevy ($)
Prior to 1996149.14
1996 to 2000122.03
2001 to 2008105.72
2009 onwards86.50
Light electric vehicle
Vehicle yearLevy ($)
Prior to 199680.64
1996 to 200053.53
2001 to 200837.22
2009 onwards18.00

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 12 July 2017, amend the Accident Compensation (Motor Vehicle Account Levies) Regulations 2017 (the principal regulations).

The principal regulations prescribe the rates of motor vehicle levy, motorcycle safety levy, and fuel levy. These regulations replace regulation 6 of the principal regulations. Regulation 6 specifies the annual motor vehicle levy payable for a light passenger vehicle listed in Schedule 2 of the principal regulations. These regulations make small adjustments to the annual motor vehicle levies for all specified categories of light passenger vehicle. The adjustments to the levy payable on registering a light passenger vehicle range from a decrease in the levy per vehicle of $1.49 to an increase of $0.62.

The principal regulations, as made on 18 April 2017, are accompanied by a detailed explanatory note and information relating to the regulatory impact statement supporting those regulations.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 11 July 2017.

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