Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Regulations 2022

2022/202

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Regulations 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of June 2022

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under sections 63ZZE, 63ZZF, 63ZZG, 63ZZH, and 63ZZI of the Forests Act 1949

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Forestry made after being satisfied of the matters in section 63ZZC(1) of that Act.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Interpretation
4Transitional, savings, and related provisions
5Fit and proper person requirements
6Information that must be included in application
7Registration period
8Information that must be included in renewal of registration
9Duty to update forestry registration information
10Duty to keep records
11Duty to report to Forestry Authority
12Register of log trader information
13Entitlement criteria to register
14Fit and proper person requirements
15Information that must be included in application
16Registration period
17Information that must be included in renewal of registration
18Duty to update forestry registration information
19Duty to keep records
20Register of forestry adviser information
21Complaints
22Complaints panel
23Conflicts of interest
24Complaints panel may seek information
25Complaints panel may decide not to consider complaint
26Complaints panel findings
27Publication of complaints panel findings
28Procedure for resolving disputes about commercial matters
29Fees
30Secretary may exempt, waive, or refund fees
31Interpretation
32Levy imposed
33Registered persons primarily responsible for paying levy
34Basis for calculating levy
35Secretary must collect levy
36Maximum rate of levy
37Levy rate for year beginning 1 July 2023
38Secretary must fix levy rate for subsequent years
39Rate if no rate fixed before beginning of levy year
40Notification of rate of levy
41When and how levy payable
42GST excluded
43Secretary may exempt, waive, or refund levy
Explanatory note
Administrative Information