Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill

Hon Michael Wood

Land Transport (Clean Vehicles) Amendment Bill

Government Bill

62—1

Contents

Explanatory note
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5New sections 167A to 167C inserted
167ARegulations imposing fees and charges for purposes of clean vehicle discount scheme
167BRegulations setting fees and charges for purpose of Part 13 (clean vehicle standard) requirements to import vehicles with zero carbon dioxide emissions
167CRegulations for purposes of Part 13 (clean vehicle standard)
6Section 168AA amended (Land transport revenue to be paid into national land transport fund)
7New Part 13 inserted
170Purpose of this Part
171Application of this Part
172Interpretation in this Part
173Meaning of imported
174Measurement and determination of carbon dioxide emissions
175Targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions
176Category 1 light vehicle importers: annual, fleet-based compliance regime applies
177Charges payable by category 1 light vehicle importer if carbon dioxide emissions targets exceeded
178Category 1 light vehicle importer may bank overachievement of carbon dioxide emissions target
179Category 1 light vehicle importer may defer obligation
180Category 1 light vehicle importer may transfer carbon dioxide credits
181Category 2 light vehicle importers: vehicle-by-vehicle compliance regime applies
182Charges payable by category 2 light vehicle importer if emissions targets exceeded
183Category 2 light vehicle importer may bank overachievement of carbon dioxide emissions
184Category 2 light vehicle importer may transfer carbon dioxide credits
185Vehicle importers must hold carbon dioxide accounts
186Director must allocate unique numbers for carbon dioxide accounts
187Carbon dioxide account information required for vehicle importation
188Director to keep accessible record of carbon dioxide accounts
189Opening carbon dioxide accounts
190Carbon dioxide account holder may require Director to close account
191When Director may close carbon dioxide accounts
192Director may suspend carbon dioxide accounts
193Application of general right of appeal to District Court
194Requirement to collect and keep information and records for purposes of clean vehicle standard
195Offence in relation to failure to collect data and keep records for purposes of clean vehicle standard
196Offence of knowingly producing false records or information
197Inspection of records or other information
197AOffence in relation to production of records or other information
197BDirector may require person to supply information, produce documents, or give evidence
197COffence in relation to requirement to supply information, produce documents, or give evidence
197DPrivileges for person required to supply information, produce documents, or give evidence
197EConfidentiality of information and documents
197FEffect of proceedings
197GEffect of final decision that exercise of powers under section 197B unlawful
8Section 208 amended (Appointment of enforcement officers and dangerous goods enforcement officers)
9Section 213 amended (Customs control over imported vehicles)
10Section 239 amended (Further restrictions)
11Section 243 amended (Application for registration)
12Schedule 1 amended
13Principal Act
14Section 5 amended (Interpretation)
15Section 9 amended (The Crown’s authority to incur certain land transport expenses and capital expenditure)
16New section 9A inserted
9AAccounting for clean vehicle discount scheme
17Section 10 amended (National land transport fund)
18Section 95 amended (Functions of Agency)
19New section 101A inserted (Monitoring matters relating to clean vehicle discount scheme)
101AMonitoring matters relating to clean vehicle discount scheme
20Principal Act
21Section 36 amended (Regulations)
22Principal Act
23Section YA 1 amended (Definitions)
24Schedule 5 amended
25Principal regulations
26Regulation 5 amended (Entry on register and issue of certificates)

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: