Tariff (Specified CPTPP Parties) Order 2018

2018/232

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Tariff (Specified CPTPP Parties) Order 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 12th day of November 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 7A(1)(baa) of the Tariff Act 1988 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Tariff (Specified CPTPP Parties) Order 2018.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 30 December 2018.

3 Specified CPTPP parties

The following countries that are parties to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership done at Santiago, Chile, on 8 March 2018 are declared to be specified CPTPP parties for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988:

(a)

Australia:

(b)

Canada:

(c)

Japan:

(d)

Mexico:

(e)

Singapore.

Rachel Hayward,
for the 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 30 December 2018, declares Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, and Singapore to be specified parties to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (the CPTPP) for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988. The CPTPP is a free trade agreement, done at Santiago, Chile, on 8 March 2018.

The effect of this order is to entitle the countries specified in clause 3 to preferential tariffs set under the Tariff Act 1988 in accordance with the CPTPP.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 15 November 2018.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.