6 Recovery and collection

(1)

All research levies imposed under this Act shall be recoverable in any court of competent jurisdiction as a debt due to the Association.

(2)

Research levies imposed on levied items produced within New Zealand shall be payable by the producer directly to the Association within such period after the items were produced as may be specified by the Association.

(3)

Research levies imposed on any levied item imported into New Zealand shall be payable on demand by the Customs in addition to duties (if any) payable to the Customs under any other enactment, and shall be payable as if the levies were duty under the Customs and Excise Act 2018.

Section 6(3): substituted, on 1 October 1996, by section 289(1) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996 (1996 No 27).

Section 6(3): amended, on 1 October 2018, by section 443(3) of the Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4).