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 2003/2004 Quota Year beginning
1 July 2003 is 1 March 2003.
Applications must be made in writing on Form 7 or 8, section 18 of the Quota Manual (September 2002 edition).
Printable copies of the appropriate application forms are available from Meat New Zealand's web site at
Please note the application forms applicable for the 2003/2004 Quota Year were amended in August 2002.
Applications must be completed using the amended forms.
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(s) of confirmation if applicable;
? evidence of ability to process at an EU Listed Premises or ability to toll process with accompanying letter(s) of confirmation; and
? evidence of marketing arrangements with accompanying letter(s) of confirmation if applicable.
Please direct any inquiries by telephone to Mary Malone on (04) 474 0838 or John Kidd on (04) 494 9508.
Dated at Wellington this 18th day of February 2003.
A. DOMETAKIS, Board Secretary, New Zealand Meat Board.