Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2017

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Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) 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 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 (No 2) 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 28 September 2017.

3 Principal regulations

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

4 Regulation 4 amended (Obligation in relation to information for advance passenger processing)

(1)

In regulation 4(1)(a), after “travelling to”, insert “, or from,”.

(2)

After regulation 4(1)(a)(iv), insert:

(v)

the place where the person checked in to commence travelling to, or from, New Zealand; and

5 Regulation 6 amended (Obligation to provide other information)

In regulation 6(2), after “travelling to”, insert “, or from,”.

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 28 September 2017, amend the Immigration (Carriers’ Information Obligations) Regulations 2010 (the principal regulations).

These regulations amend regulations 4 and 6 of the principal regulations to expand the obligations for the provision of information by a carrier or person in charge of a commercial craft by requiring that information must be provided in relation to persons who intend to board a craft travelling from New Zealand in addition to those who intend to board a craft travelling to New Zealand. The regulations also amend regulation 4 to add the place at which a person checked in to commence travel to or from New Zealand to the information that must be provided.

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 Business, Innovation, and Employment.