Heavy Engineering Research Levy Notice 2018

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Heavy Engineering Research Levy Notice 2018

Pursuant to section 5 of the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Act 1978, the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, on the recommendation of the New Zealand Heavy Engineering Research Association Incorporated and after consultation with The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association Incorporated, gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Notice 2018.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 1 February 2019.

3 Rates of research levy

The research levy under the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Act 1978 is payable,—

(a)

in the case of the levied items specified in Schedule 2 of the Act, at the rate of $10 for each tonne (apportioned rateably in respect of goods weighing less than 1 tonne); and

(b)

in the case of the levied items specified in Schedule 3 of the Act, at the rate of 10 cents for each kilogram (apportioned rateably in respect of goods weighing less than 1 kilogram).

4 Revocation

The Heavy Engineering Research Levy Notice 2013 (SR 2013/227) is revoked.

Dated at Wellington this 12th day of December 2018.

M C Woods,
Minister of Research, Science and Innovation.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 1 February 2019, prescribes the rates of the research levy payable under the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Act 1978 (the Act).

The notice—

  • continues the levy rate of $10 per tonne for items specified in Schedule 2 of the Act:

  • increases the levy rate for items specified in Schedule 3 of the Act from 5 cents per kilogram to 10 cents per kilogram.

This notice is made following consultation with The New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association Incorporated.

This notice revokes the Heavy Engineering Research Levy Notice 2013.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 December 2018.

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