Customs Import Prohibition (Coins and Bank Notes) Order 2019

Reprint as at 12 December 2020

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Customs Import Prohibition (Coins and Bank Notes) Order 2019

(LI 2019/210)

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of August 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

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 order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.

This order is made under section 96 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Customs made after being satisfied of the matter set out in section 96(5) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Customs Import Prohibition (Coins and Bank Notes) Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 October 2019.

Order: confirmed, on 12 December 2020, by section 10(b) of the Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66).

3 Interpretation

In this order, bank note has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989.

4 Importation of false or counterfeit coin or bank note prohibited

The importation of a false or counterfeit coin or bank note is prohibited.

5 Importation prohibited of coin or bank note that is intended for circulation and that is not legal tender

The importation of a coin or bank note is prohibited if the coin or bank note is—

(a)

intended for circulation in New Zealand; and

(b)

not legal tender in New Zealand.

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order is made under the Customs and Excise Act 2018 (the Act) and prohibits the importation of—

  • false or counterfeit coins or bank notes; and

  • coins or bank notes that are intended for circulation in New Zealand but that are not legal tender in New Zealand.

This order comes into force on 1 October 2019 and continues prohibitions in section 54(1) and Schedule 1 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996 (as saved by section 9 and clause 8 of Schedule 1 of the Act), which expire at the close of 30 September 2019.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It will be revoked at the close of 31 December 2020 unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of that Act.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 August 2019.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Customs Import Prohibition (Coins and Bank Notes) Order 2019 that incorporates all the amendments to that order 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

Subordinate Legislation Confirmation Act 2020 (2020 No 66): section 10(b)