Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2018

2018/137

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of August 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 85 of the Road User Charges Act 2012 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2018.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 October 2018.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015 (the principal regulations).

4 Schedule 1 replaced

Replace Schedule 1 with the Schedule 1 set out in Schedule 1 of this notice.

5 Schedule 3 replaced

Replace Schedule 3 with the Schedule 3 set out in Schedule 2 of this notice.

6 Schedule 4 amended

(1)

In Schedule 4, replace the item relating to Type H vehicle number H91 with:

H91Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 19 RUC vehicle towing a type 43 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg350.00

(2)

In Schedule 4, replace the item relating to Type H vehicle number H94 with:

H94Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 14 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg392.00

(3)

In Schedule 4, replace the item relating to Type H vehicle number H97 with:

H97Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 33 RUC vehicle and a type 939 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of not more than 50 000 kg312.00

Schedule 1 Schedule 1 replaced

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Schedule 1 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for powered RUC vehicles (except type H vehicles and all-terrain cranes)

r 4(1)

RUC vehicle type numberDescription of RUC vehicleRUC weight bandRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
1Powered vehicle with 2 axles (except type 2 or type 299 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 3 500 kg68
RUC weight of more than 3 500 kg but not more than 6 000 kg74
RUC weight of more than 6 000 kg but not more than 9 000 kg151
RUC weight of more than 9 000 kg317
2Powered vehicle with 1 single-tyred spaced axle and 1 twin-tyred spaced axleRUC weight of not more than 6 000 kg72
RUC weight of more than 6 000 kg but not more than 9 000 kg114
RUC weight of more than 9 000 kg but not more than 12 000 kg155
RUC weight of more than 12 000 kg284
311 (Bus)Powered passenger service vehicle with 3 axlesRUC weight of not more than 18 000 kg303
RUC weight of more than 18 000 kg372
6Powered vehicle with 3 axles (except type 308, 309, 311, 399, or 413 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 12 000 kg99
RUC weight of more than 12 000 kg but not more than 18 000 kg321
RUC weight of more than 18 000 kg391
14Powered vehicle with 4 axles (except type 408, 414, or 499 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight392
19Powered vehicle with 5 or more axles (except type 599 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight350
Vintage powered vehicles
402Vintage powered vehicle with 2 axlesRUC weight of more than 12 tonnes200
403Vintage powered vehicle with 3 axlesAny RUC weight176
404Vintage powered vehicle with 4 or more axlesAny RUC weight180
3-axle and 4-axle motor caravans
413Motor caravan with 3 axlesRUC weight of more than 18 000 kg283
414Motor caravan with 4 axlesAny RUC weight246
Towing vehicle part of 8 or 9 axle combination
308Towing vehicle with 3 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 8 axlesAny RUC weight388
309Towing vehicle with 3 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 9 axlesAny RUC weight312
408Towing vehicle with 4 axles that is part of a combination vehicle with a total of at least 8 axlesAny RUC weight362

Schedule 2 Schedule 3 replaced

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Schedule 3 Rates of road user charges for distance licence for unpowered RUC vehicles

r 4(3)

RUC vehicle type numberDescription of RUC vehicleRUC weight bandRates
($ per
1 000 km, including GST)
24Unpowered vehicle with 1 axleAny RUC weight114
28Unpowered vehicle with 2 axles (except type 29, 30, or 929 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg44
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg280
29Unpowered vehicle with 2 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axles (except type 929 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg37
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg125
30Unpowered vehicle with 2 twin-tyred spaced axlesRUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg37
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg211
33Unpowered vehicle with 3 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axles (except type 939 RUC vehicle)Any RUC weight168
37Unpowered vehicle with 3 axles (except type 33 or type 939 RUC vehicle)RUC weight of not more than 10 000 kg40
RUC weight of more than 10 000 kg287
43Unpowered vehicle with 4 axlesAny RUC weight215
951Unpowered vehicle with 5 or more axlesAny RUC weight161
929Leading trailer with 2 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axlesAny RUC weight91
939Leading trailer with 3 twin-tyred, or single large-tyred, close axlesAny RUC weight61

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 2018, amend the Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015. The amendments increase certain prescribed rates of road user charges payable under the Road User Charges Act 2012.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked at the close of 31 December 2019, unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. The stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of that Act.

Regulatory impact assessment

The Ministry of Transport produced a regulatory impact assessment on 14 June 2018 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

A copy of this regulatory impact assessment can be found at—

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 August 2018.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.