From 1 July 2017, all applications and approvals for tariff concessions can be found on the New Zealand Customs Service website.

Amendments and withdrawals are published in the principal edition of the Gazette on Thursdays. These notices can be found under the Tariff Act.

Notice Type
Customs
Notice Title

Tariff Concession Approvals, Withdrawals and Declines Notice (No. 2) 2017

I, Simon van Weeghel, Supervising Customs Officer, Revenue and Assurance, New Zealand Customs Service, acting pursuant to section 8 of the Tariff Act 1988 under delegated authority, hereby:

  1. in accordance with Part II of the Tariff approve in respect of the entry of goods listed in the First Schedule to this notice the rates of duty or exemptions from duty specified in that Schedule with effect from the first day of the month so specified;
  2. decline to approve in respect of the goods listed in the Fourth Schedule to this notice Tariff concessions for which application was made.


FIRST SCHEDULE

Tariff Concessions Approved

      Rates of Duty     Effective

 

Tariff Item

Tariff Concession

Normal

Pref

Part 2 Ref

Ref No.

From

To

A

64.03)
64.04)

Sandals with the following characteristics: deep moulded heel cup, longitudinal arch support, cross arch support, contoured toe grip and a footbed comprising of suede outer layer, upper jute layer, cork latex core, lower jute layer and EVA outsole

Free

Free

99

310662E

8/16

..

A

8418.10)
8418.21)
8418.29)
8418.40)

Domestic refrigerators or freezers or a combined fridge/freezer

Free

Free

99

310684F

11/16

..


FOURTH SCHEDULE
Applications for Tariff Concessions Declined

             

 

Tariff Item

Proposed Tariff Concession

Ref No.

   

 

5607.50.11

Self-sinking braided extra hairy mussel rope

310385E

   

Category of Approval:

A
CE
GT
IM
MS
RUC
S
SMI
SS
M
X











General Approval
Capital Equipment
Goods in Transit
Inputs to Manufacturing – Inability to Supply
Manufacturers’ Samples
Revocation of Unused Concession
Shortfall of Other Than Manufacturing Inputs
Shortfall of Manufacturing Inputs
Special Situation
Modification of Existing Concession
Administrative Amendment

 

Any request for a review of a decision must be lodged with the Ministry within one calendar month of the notification of the decision in the Customs Edition of the New Zealand Gazette.

Dated at Auckland this 26th day of January 2017.

SIMON van WEEGHEL, New Zealand Customs Service.