Food (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2022

2022/161

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Food (Fees and Charges) 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 sections 203 and 204 of the Food Act 2014

(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 204(6) and (8) of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Food (Fees and Charges) Amendment Regulations 2022.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2022.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Food (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2015.

4 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule, Part 2, item 45,—

(a)

replace “$60.00” with “67.50”; and

(b)

replace “$120.00” with “$135.00”.

(2)

In the Schedule, Part 2, item 46, replace “$120.00” with “135.00”.

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 Food (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2015 to—

  • increase the fee for the clearance of imported food from $60.00 per clearance, plus $120.00 per hour spent processing the clearance after the first 30 minutes, to $67.50 per clearance, plus $135.00 per hour; and

  • increase the fee for the administration of imported food of increased regulatory interest from $120.00 per hour spent on each consignment of imported food to $135.00 per hour.

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.