Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018

Reprint as at 13 December 2020

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Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018

Public Act
 
2018 No 29
Date of assent
 
13 September 2018
Commencement
 
see section 2
Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

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

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

 
1 Title

This Act is the Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018.

2 Commencement

This Act comes into force on a date appointed by the Governor-General by Order in Council.

Section 2: this Act brought into force, on 13 December 2020, by clause 2 of the Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018 Commencement Order 2020 (LI 2020/287)

Part 1 Amendments to Tariff Act 1988

3 Principal Act

This Act amends the Tariff Act 1988 (the principal Act).

4 Section 2 amended (Interpretation)

In section 2(1), insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

country includes a territory or a part of a country or territory

PACER Plus means the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus done at Nuku’alofa, Tonga, on 14 June 2017

specified PACER Plus party means a country that is for the time being declared by Order in Council under section 7A(1)(bb) to be a specified PACER Plus party for the purposes of this Act

5 Section 7A amended (Orders in Council about preferential countries)

(1)

Before section 7A(1)(c), insert:

(bb)

declare a country that is a party to the PACER Plus to be a specified PACER Plus party for the purposes of this Act:

(2)

In section 7A(3), before “or a specified AANZFTA party”, insert “, a specified PACER Plus party,”.

Part 2 Amendments to Tariff

6 Tariff amended

Sections 7, 8, and 9, in accordance with section 9F(1) of the principal Act, amend the Tariff.

7 Tariff, note 2 amended

In the notes to the Tariff, note 2, penultimate paragraph, after “Pac,”, insert “PPP,”.

8 Tariff, note 3 amended

In the notes to the Tariff, note 3, after the item relating to a country in relation to which the South Pacific Regional Trade and Economic Co-operation Agreement is in force, insert:

Country that is a specified PACER Plus party PPP
9 Tariff, Part II amended

In Part II of the Tariff, after paragraph (2) of the item relating to concession reference number 66, insert the concession item set out in the Schedule.

Schedule New Tariff item

s 9

Concession reference numberClass of goodsRates of duty
Normal tariffPreferential tariff
(3)

Goods re-entered after repair or alteration—

(a)

in the territory of a specified PACER Plus party; and

(b)

in accordance with chapter 2, article 4 of PACER Plus.

Free

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Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Tariff (PACER Plus) Amendment Act 2018 Commencement Order 2020 (LI 2020/287)