Food (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2015

Schedule Fees and charges

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Schedule: replaced, on 1 July 2018, by regulation 4 of the Food (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2018 (LI 2018/94).

Part 1 Interpretation

In this schedule, custom food control plan means a food control plan that is not based on a template or model issued or approved by the chief executive under section 39 or 40 of the Food Act 2014 (the Act).

Part 2 Fixed and hourly fees and charges

Schedule Part 2: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by regulation 6 of the Food (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/126).

Service areaFee or chargeWhen fee or charge payable and by whom
Registration
1Application for, assessment of, and registration of custom food control plans$303.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 2 hours and 15 minutes
$303.75 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
2Application for renewal of registration of custom food control plans$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
3Application for registration of an amended custom food control plan due to a significant amendment$270.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 2 hours
$270.00 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
4Not-significant amendment of custom food control plans$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
5Amendment to custom food control plans for a significant change in circumstances$135.00 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
6Voluntary suspension of registered custom food control plans$67.50 per notification of suspension
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of suspension and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
7Application for registration of food control plans based on an approved template or model$168.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 1 hour and 15 minutes
$168.75 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant registration
8Application for registration of food control plans based on a template or model issued by the chief executive$168.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 1 hour and 15 minutes
$168.75 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant registration
9Application for renewal of registration of food control plans based on an approved template or model $67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
10Application for renewal of registration of food control plans based on a template or model issued by the chief executive$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
11Application for registration of an amended food control plan based on an approved template or model due to a significant amendment$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
12Application for registration of an amended food control plan based on a template or model issued by the chief executive due to a significant amendment$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
13Not-significant amendment of food control plans based on an approved template or model$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
14Not-significant amendment of food control plans based on a template or model issued by the chief executive$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
15Amendment to food control plans based on an approved template for a significant change in circumstances$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
16Amendment to food control plans based on a template or model issued by the chief executive for a significant change in circumstances$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
17Voluntary suspension of a registered food control plan based on an approved template or model$67.50 per notification of suspension
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of suspension and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
18Voluntary suspension of a registered food control plan based on a template or model issued by the chief executive$67.50 per notification of suspension
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of suspension and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
19Application for, assessment of, and registration of a business subject to a national programme$101.25 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 45 minutes
$101.25 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant registration
20Application for renewal of registration of a business subject to a national programme$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
21Amendment to registration of a business subject to a national programme because of a significant change in circumstances$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
22Voluntary suspension of registration of a business subject to a national programme$67.50 per notification of suspension
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of suspension and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
23Application for, evaluation of, and registration as an importer of food$101.25 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 45 minutes
$101.25 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant registration
24Application for renewal of registration as an importer of food$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
25Amendment to registration of an importer of food because of a significant change in circumstances$67.50 per notification of amendment
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of amendment and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
26Voluntary suspension of registration as an importer of food$67.50 per notification of suspension
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the notification after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on notification of suspension and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
27Application for, assessment of, and granting of an exemption$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for exemption and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant exemption
Approvals
28Application for approval of laboratories$168.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 1 hour and 15 minutes
$168.75 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant approval
29Application for renewal of a laboratory approval$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
30Application to amend the details of a laboratory approval (between renewals)$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
31Application for, assessment of, and approval of a template or model under section 40 of the Act$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any further amounts payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
32Application for renewal of approval of a template or model under section 40 of the Act$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any further amounts payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
33Application for approval of an amended template or model under section 40 of the Act$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any further amounts payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
34Application for approval under section 291 of the Act to meet a requirement of the Act (except a requirement for a laboratory approval)$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
35Application for renewal of an approval under section 291 of the Act$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
36Application to amend the details of an approval under section 291 of the Act (between renewals)$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for approval and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
Recognition
37Application for, assessment of, and recognition of an agency, a person, or a class of persons as a recognised agency, recognised person, or recognised class of persons$168.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 1 hour and 15 minutes
$168.75 payable by the applicant on application for recognition and any remainder payable within 20 working days of the granting of or refusal to grant recognition
38Application for renewal of recognition of an agency, a person, or a class of persons$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application for renewal and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
39Application to amend the details of recognition of an agency, a person, or a class of persons (between renewals)$67.50 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 30 minutes
$67.50 payable by the applicant on application to amend and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
Verification
40Verification, inspection, and audit$135.00 per hourPayable by the operator of the business subject to verification, inspection, or audit within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
Compliance
41Issue of improvement notice, including development of the notice, by a food safety officer$135.00 per notice
plus $135.00 per hour spent developing and issuing the notice after the first hour
Payable by the operator of the business subject to improvement notice within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
42Application for review of issue of improvement notice$135.00 per application plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for review and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
43Application for, compilation of, and issue of statement of compliance$135.00 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first hour
$135.00 payable by the applicant on application for statement of compliance and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
44Issue of food recall direction by chief executive$135.00 per direction
plus $135.00 per hour spent developing and issuing the direction after the first hour
Payable by the operator of the business subject to food recall direction within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
Imported food
45Clearance of imported food$60.00 per clearance
plus $120.00 per hour spent processing the clearance after the first 30 minutes
Payable by the operator of the business responsible for the imported food within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
46Administration of imported food categorised in regulations made under the Act as being of increased regulatory interest$120.00 per hour spent on administration activity for each consignment of imported foodPayable by the operator of the business responsible for the imported food within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment
Waivers
47Application under section 53(3)(b) of the Act for a waiver of the requirement for a custom food control plan to be evaluated$303.75 per application
plus $135.00 per hour spent processing the application after the first 2 hours and 15 minutes
$303.75 payable by the applicant on application for registration and any remainder payable within 20 working days of receipt of written demand for payment

Part 3 Disbursements

The chief executive may require payment of the Ministry’s actual and reasonable costs, including actual and reasonable incidental and additional costs incurred in connection with any matter specified in Part 2 of this schedule.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.