Land Transport (Certification and Other Fees) Regulations 2014

10 Fee payable by vehicle importer

(1)

A person who imports any motor vehicle that is to be registered in New Zealand must pay to the Agency or to an authorised person, before the vehicle is released from the control of Customs, a fee of $5.50 in respect of the collection of information about that vehicle while it is in the control of Customs for the purposes of the Vehicle Standards Compliance rule.

(2)

Despite subclause (1), a person who imports a new motor vehicle is not liable to pay a fee in respect of the collection of information about that vehicle while it is in the control of Customs if—

(a)

the person imports a light motor vehicle and has been appointed as a vehicle inspector for vehicles of the same make as the vehicle that is imported; or

(b)

the person imports a heavy motor vehicle and is the manufacturer or manufacturer’s representative in New Zealand for the make and class of vehicle that is imported.