Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2021

2021/306

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2021

Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 4th day of October 2021

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 85 of the Road User Charges Act 2012 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Road User Charges (Rates) Amendment Regulations 2021.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 10 December 2021.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015.

4 Schedule 4 amended

In Schedule 4, after the item relating to type H vehicle number H76, insert:

H80Towing vehicle that is part of an overweight combination vehicle consisting of a type 6 RUC vehicle towing a type 951 RUC vehicle with a permit weight of more than 53,000 kg but not more than 55,000 kg841

Martin Bell,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 10 December 2021, amend the Road User Charges (Rates) Regulations 2015 by prescribing a rate of road user charge for vehicles of RUC vehicle type H80. A charge of $841 per 1,000 km of distance travelled applies to those vehicles.

These regulations are a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. They will be revoked at the close of 31 December 2022 unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of that Act. If the regulations are confirmed, they will remain in force until revoked or amended.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 7 October 2021.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.