Tariff (Specified PACER Plus Parties—Tuvalu) Amendment Order 2022


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Tariff (Specified PACER Plus Parties—Tuvalu) Amendment Order 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 14th day of March 2022

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 7A(1)(bb) of the Tariff Act 1988 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.


1 Title

This order is the Tariff (Specified PACER Plus Parties—Tuvalu) Amendment Order 2022.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 3 April 2022.

3 Principal order
4 Clause 3 amended (Specified PACER Plus parties)

After clause 3(g), insert:



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, which comes into force on 3 April 2022, amends the Tariff (Specified PACER Plus Parties) Order 2020 (the principal order). It declares Tuvalu to be a specified party to the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus) for the purposes of the Tariff Act 1988. PACER Plus is a free trade agreement, done at Nuku’alofa, Tonga, on 14 June 2017.

The effect of this order is to entitle Tuvalu to preferential tariffs set under the Tariff Act 1988 in accordance with PACER Plus. For a full list of countries entitled to those preferential tariffs under PACER Plus, see clause 3 of the principal order.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 17 March 2022.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.