Wine (Wine Standards Management Plan Registration—Required Part) Regulations 2020

2020/11

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Wine (Wine Standards Management Plan Registration—Required Part) Regulations 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 17th day of February 2020

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 119 of the Wine Act 2003 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Wine (Wine Standards Management Plan Registration—Required Part) Regulations 2020.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 19 March 2020.

3 Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

Act means the Wine Act 2003

output means wine, wine product, partial process product, or extension product.

4 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions (if any) set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

5 Part of wine standards management plan that may be lodged with registration application

(1)

An operator who applies to the Director-General for registration of a wine standards management plan, under section 18 of the Act, may in all circumstances lodge with the application, instead of a copy of the plan, the part of the plan set out in these regulations.

(2)

An operator must ensure that the information lodged with the application accurately represents the plan at that time.

6 Identifying information

The operator of the wine standards management plan must provide the following information:

(a)

the name and address of the operator whose plan it is, including—

(i)

the operator’s full legal name; and

(ii)

any electronic address of the operator; and

(iii)

the operator’s trading name:

(b)

the business identifier of the wine business or businesses covered by the plan:

(c)

the physical address of the business’s premises:

(d)

the physical boundaries of the area to which the plan applies:

(e)

a description of any facilities within the physical boundaries of the area that are shared with another operator using the facility under another wine standards management plan or a food control plan under the Food Act 2014.

7 Product and process information

The operator must also provide the following information:

(a)

every process or operation carried out under the wine standards management plan, including—

(i)

the main activities or steps; and

(ii)

all wine outputs:

(b)

a statement in writing, indicating that the recognised agency has accepted the responsibility for the verification of the plan, from—

(i)

the recognised wine standards management plan verifying agency; or

(ii)

the recognised agency under the Food Act 2014, if a food control plan is registered as a wine standards management plan under section 15B(4) of the Wine Act 2003:

(c)

all information required under section 14(3)(a) to (c) of the Act.

8 Application to register significant amendment to wine standards management plan

An application to register a significant amendment to a wine standards management plan must be accompanied by 1 of the following, with the amendments identified:

(a)

the information set out in regulations 6 and 7:

(b)

the full wine standards management plan.

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

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Part 1 Provisions relating to these regulations as made

There are no transitional, savings, or related provisions relating to these regulations as made.

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 19 March 2020, provide the part of a wine standards management plan that may be lodged with an application for registration of the plan.

The regulations reflect section 18(1)(a)(ii) of the Wine Act 2003 as replaced by an amendment made to that Act by section 187 of the Food Safety Law Reform Act 2018. The amendment to section 18 of the Wine Act 2003 comes into force on 2 March 2020.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 20 February 2020.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.