Road User Charges (Exemption Period for Heavy Electric RUC Vehicles) Order 2017

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Road User Charges (Exemption Period for Heavy Electric RUC Vehicles) Order 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of July 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 37A of the Road User Charges Act 2012—

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport made in accordance with section 37A(2) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Road User Charges (Exemption Period for Heavy Electric RUC Vehicles) Order 2017.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 September 2017.

3 Exemption period for heavy electric RUC vehicles

For the purposes of section 37A of the Road User Charges Act 2012, the period during which road user charges are not payable in respect of heavy electric RUC vehicles is the period—

(a)

beginning on 1 September 2017; and

(b)

ending with the close of 31 December 2025.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 September 2017, specifies the period during which road user charges are not payable under the Road User Charges Act 2012 in respect of heavy electric RUC vehicles as the period beginning on 1 September 2017 and ending with the close of 31 December 2025.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact statement in 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: 3 August 2017.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Transport.