In accordance with the Quota Allowance Allocation System in respect of European Union High Quality Beef Tariff Rate Quota, up to 3% of the total quota available to New Zealand is set aside as Reserved Quota Allowance for possible allocation to new entrants.
The closing date for applications from new entrants (including year 2 and year 3 new entrants) for Reserved Quota Allowance for the 2002/2003 Quota Year is 1 March 2002.
Applications must be made in writing on Form 7 or 8, section 18 of the Quota Manual (October 2001 edition).
Printable copies of the appropriate application forms
are available from Meat New Zealand's web site at http://www.meatnz.co.nz/wdbctx/corporate/exporting.home
The applicant must provide:
? An application fee of $250.00 + G.S.T. (non refundable).
? Meat New Zealand Export Licence number.
? Evidence of procurement details with accompanying letter.
? Evidence of ability to process at a European
Union listed plant or ability to toll process with accompanying letter(s).
? Evidence of marketing arrangements with accompanying letter(s).
Please direct any inquiries by telephone to Mary Malone on (04) 474 0838 or Ben O'Brien on (04) 474 0839.
Dated at Wellington this 19th day of February 2002.
A. DOMETAKIS, Board Secretary, New Zealand Meat Board.