Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017

2017/253

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of August 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 167 of the Land Transport Act 1998 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Transport Services Licensing Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 October 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 1989 (the principal regulations).

4 Regulation 2 amended (Interpretation)

(1)

In regulation 2, definition of Act, replace “Transport Services Licensing Act 1989” with “Land Transport Act 1998”.

(2)

In regulation 2, revoke the definitions of Small Passenger Service Rules and Vehicle Recovery Service Rules.

5 Regulation 7 amended (Annual licence fee)

In regulation 7(2), replace “the Land Transport Act 1988” with “the Act”.

6 Regulation 9 amended (Exempt services)

In regulation 9, replace “For the purposes of clause 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Act, the following services are exempt services” with “The following services are exempted from being transport services for the purposes of Parts 4A and 6A of the Act”.

7 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1, revoke the item relating to section 30P(2) of the Land Transport Act 1998.

(2)

In Schedule 1, first item relating to section 167(1)(j) of the Land Transport Act 1998,—

(a)

in the second column, delete “, or responsible officers of an approved taxi organisation”; and

(b)

in the fourth column, delete “or taxi organisation”.

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 October 2017, amend the Transport Services Licensing Regulations 1989.

Regulation 4 updates the list of definitions in regulation 2 and regulations 5 and 6 make consequential amendments to regulations 7 and 9.

Regulation 7 amends Schedule 1. The amendments are consequential on the introduction of a new regulatory system for small passenger services.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact statement on 15 March 2016 relating to the future framework for small passenger services 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: 24 August 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.