Customs Import Prohibition (Motor Vehicles) Order 2021

2021/213

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Customs Import Prohibition (Motor Vehicles) Order 2021

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of August 2021

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

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 (Motor Vehicles) Order 2021.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 October 2021.

3 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

The transitional, savings, and related provisions (if any) set out in Schedule 1 have effect according to their terms.

4 Prohibited motor vehicle imports

(1)

The importation of the following kinds of motor vehicles is prohibited:

(a)

motor vehicles without an odometer:

(b)

motor vehicles with an odometer reading that does not record correctly the distance the vehicle has been driven.

(2)

However, a person may import those kinds of motor vehicles if the person—

(a)

has the consent of the Minister of Customs; and

(b)

does so in accordance with the terms of that consent.

Schedule 1 Transitional, savings, and related provisions

cl 3

Part 1 Provisions relating to this order as made

There are no transitional, savings, or related provisions relating to this order as made.

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 comes into force on 1 October 2021 and prohibits the importation of certain motor vehicles without the consent of the Minister of Customs. The prohibition covers motor vehicles with inaccurate odometers and motor vehicles with no odometers.

This order continues the prohibition of the importation of motor vehicles in clause 4 of the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2017, which expires at the close of 30 September 2021.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It is revoked at the close of 31 December 2022, unless confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of that Act. If the order is confirmed, it will continue until revoked or amended.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 August 2021.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.