Animal Products (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2022

2022/159

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Animal Products (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of May 2022

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 117 of the Animal Products Act 1999

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Food Safety made after complying with section 117(5) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Animal Products (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Amendment Regulations 2022.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2022.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 7 amended (Provisions relating to large processors)

In regulation 7(3), replace “medium” with “small”.

5 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule, Part 1, replace the item relating to applications for product disposition with:

Application for product disposition$202.50 per application
plus assessment charge on hourly basis after the first 120 minutes as specified in Part 2
Applicant

(2)

In the Schedule, Part 7, table, item 1B, replace “$41.00” with “$45.00” in each place.

(3)

In the Schedule, Part 7, table, item 2, replace “$176.00” with “$230.50” in each place.

Michael Webster,
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 1 July 2022, amend the Animal Products (Dairy Industry Fees, Charges, and Levies) Regulations 2015 (the principal regulations).

The fees in the Schedule of the principal regulations are amended as follows:

  • the application fee for product disposition is increased from $135.00 per application to $202.50 per application, plus an hourly charge after the first 120 minutes spent assessing the application:

  • the shift rate for veterinary verifiers and supervising veterinary verifiers is increased from $41.00 to $45.00 above the usual rate:

  • the circuit charge for verifiers in certain cases is increased from $176.00 to $230.50 per hour.

These regulations also amend regulation 7 of the principal regulations to correct an error.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry for Primary Industries produced a regulatory impact statement on 9 March 2022 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 May 2022.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.