Customs and Excise Amendment Act (No 3) 2008

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Reprint as at 24 September 2009

Customs and Excise Amendment Act (No 3) 2008

Public Act2008 No 68
Date of assent16 September 2008
Commencementsee section 2


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.


1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

3 Principal Act amended

4 Customs controlled areas

5 Craft arriving at place other than nominated Customs place

6 Persons departing from New Zealand to depart from Customs place

7 Departure to be from Customs place only

8 New section 68A inserted

9 Excise duty manufactured otherwise than in a manufacturing area

10 Detention of persons committing or about to commit certain offences

11 Offences in relation to manufacture, movement, and storage of goods

12 Offences in relation to importation or exportation of prohibited goods

13 Defrauding revenue of Customs

14 Possession or custody of uncustomed goods or prohibited exports

15 Purchase, sale, exchange, etc, of uncustomed goods or prohibited imports

16 New heading and sections 231 to 235C substituted

Applications to review seizure of goods

Appeal from review

17 Regulations

18 Chief Executive may make rules for certain purposes

Part 2
Consequential amendments and transitional provisions

19 Protected Objects Act 1975 amended

20 Customs and Excise Regulations 1996 amended

21 Misuse of Drugs (Prohibition of Cannabis Utensils and Methamphetamine Utensils) Notice 2003 amended

22 United Nations (Iraq) Reconstruction Regulations 2003 amended

Transitional provisions

23 Transitional provision relating to exemption for tobacco manufactured for personal use

24 Transitional provision relating to appeals against seizure

Reprint notes

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: