New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987

Version as at 28 October 2021

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New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987

Public Act
1987 No 93
Date of assent
18 June 1987
see section 1(2)

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.


1Short Title and commencement
2ATransitional, savings, and related provisions
3Application and limitation of Act
4Administration of Act
6Functions of Authority
7Additional special functions of Authority in relation to prescribed products
8Powers of Authority
8APublic Bodies Contracts Act 1959 applies to Authority
9Authority to implement general policy of Government
11Terms of office
12Vacation of office
13Deputies of members
13AAlternate chairperson
14Meetings of Authority
15Authority may appoint committees
16Authority to appoint chief executive officer
17Other officers and employees
18Employment of experts
19Superannuation and retiring allowances
20Remuneration and allowances
21Protection in respect of acts of Authority and members
22Protection of information supplied to Authority
23Meaning of terms used in sections 23AA to 23AC
23AAInterests that must be disclosed
23ABHow and when interests must be disclosed
23ACConsequences of being interested in matter
23ADConsequences of failing to comply with section 23AB or 23AC
23APerformance reviews
24Order in Council may declare product to be prescribed product
25Requirements to be met before prescribed product declared
25AProduct group must demonstrate support for proposal
26Export marketing strategy to be formulated where product subject to export licensing
27Export marketing strategy to be kept under review
27AChanges to tiers of licence
28Approval of export marketing strategy or proposal to replace, amend, or revoke strategy
29Date of coming into force of approved strategy or proposal for purposes of export licensing
30Notification of approval of strategy or proposal
31Amendment or revocation of Order in Council
32Requirements to be met before Minister may recommend amendment of Order in Council
33Requirements to be met before Minister may recommend revocation of Order in Council
34Exporters of prescribed product to hold export licence
35Application for export licence
36Grant of licence or provisional licence
37Conditions of licences
38Additional conditions may be imposed where prejudice to export marketing strategy
39Revocation, suspension, and cancellation of licences
40Exemption for single operation, trial shipment, or joint venture
41Exemption from compliance with export marketing strategy
41AReconsideration of refusal or revocation of exemption, etc
42Register of export licences
42AAgreements to share information with Authority
43Appeals to arbitrator
44Appeals to High Court on question of law
45Notice of appeal
46Right to appear and be heard on appeals
47Orders relating to determination of appeals
48Dismissal of appeal
49Extension of time
50Date of hearing
51Funds of Authority
52Bank accounts
53Investment of money
54Borrowing powers
55Financial year
56Unauthorised expenditure
57Financial statements must be prepared
57AFinancial statements must be audited
58Annual report and financial statements
59Taxation [Repealed]
60Act not to derogate from or limit Commerce Act 1986
61Service of notices
62Fee regulations
62ALevy regulations: levy payable to Authority
62BLevy regulations: levies payable to recognised product groups
62CApplication of Commodity Levies Act 1990 to prescribed products for purposes of section 62B
62DOther regulations
63Offences and penalties
64Consequential amendments [Repealed]

An Act to establish the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority and to provide for its powers and functions