Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2018

2018/92

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 28th day of May 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 117 and 118 of the Animal Products Act 1999

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2018.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2007 (the principal regulations).

4 New regulation 3A inserted (Transitional, savings, and related provisions)

After regulation 3, insert:

3A Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions set out in Schedule 1AA have effect according to their terms.

5 New Schedule 1AA inserted

Insert the Schedule 1AA set out in the Schedule of these regulations as the first schedule to appear after the last regulation of the principal regulations.

6 Schedule 2 amended

(1)

Replace item 1 of Schedule 2 (Levies per head where animals slaughtered and dressed) with:

1Levies per head where animals slaughtered and dressed
The following levies are payable by the operators (not being homekill or recreational catch service providers) of premises or places where the animals specified are slaughtered and dressed, on the basis of the number of animals slaughtered and dressed:
Operators that process wholly or partly for exportOperators that process only for consumption within New Zealand
Lambs, bobby calves$0.150 per head$0.027 per head
Goats$0.125 per head$0.027 per head
Sheep$0.169 per head$0.030 per head
Pigs$0.311 per head$0.067 per head
Cattle$1.047 per head$0.188 per head
Deer and other large species (horses, ostriches, and emus)$0.872 per head$0.188 per head
Poultry$0.004430 per bird$0.004430 per bird
Other species (other than fish)$0.27 per head$0.27 per head

(2)

In Schedule 2, item 2 (annual levies for fish)—

(a)

replace $0.20 with $0.22; and

(b)

replace $0.50 with $1.12.

Schedule New Schedule 1AA inserted

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Schedule 1AA Transitional, savings, and related provisions

r 3A

Part 1 Provision relating to Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2018

1 Additional hourly rate for certain circuit charges

(1)

Subclause (2) applies—

(a)

in the following financial years:

(i)

the financial year 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019; and

(ii)

the financial year 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020; and

(b)

to the following:

(i)

coolstores and other storage premises; and

(ii)

processors of fish (including shellfish).

(2)

The additional hourly rate applying under this clause is $23.60.

(3)

The additional hourly rate applies in addition to the circuit charges set out in items A and B of item 2 in clause 3 in Part 7 of Schedule 1.

(4)

This clause is revoked at the close of 30 June 2020.

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 July 2018, amend the Animal Products (Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2007 (the principal regulations).

Regulation 1 relates to the Title.

Regulation 2 relates to the commencement.

Regulation 3 states the Title of the principal regulations.

Regulation 4 inserts new regulation 3A, which provides for transitional, savings, and related provisions to be set out in new Schedule 1AA.

Regulation 5 inserts new Schedule 1AA.

Regulation 6(1) amends certain levies payable by the operators of premises used for slaughtering and dressing certain animals by replacing item 1 of Schedule 2.

Regulation 6(2) amends the annual levies payable by the primary processors of fish, other than bivalve molluscan shellfish, by replacing—

  • $0.20 per tonne of fish with $0.22 per tonne of fish; and

  • $0.50 per tonne of fish with $1.12 per tonne of fish.

New Schedule 1AA sets out, in clause 1, a new additional hourly rate of $23.60 that is to apply to coolstores and other storage premises and processors of fish (including shellfish) for 2 financial years only. This clause is revoked at the close of 30 June 2020.

These regulations are a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. They are revoked at the close of 30 June 2019 unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(a) of that Act.

Regulatory impact assessment

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) prepared a Stage 2 Cost Recovery Impact Statement (CRIS2) on 3 April 2018 for these regulations to help inform the decisions taken by the Government in relation to the contents of this instrument. The MPI Regulatory Impact Analysis Panel reviewed the CRIS2 and considered that the information and analysis summarised in it met the Panel’s current understanding of the quality assurance criteria.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 31 May 2018.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.