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Part 2—Charges

Part 2 Charges

     

6   Imposition of charges

             (1)  A regulation may prescribe a charge in relation to a prescribed matter connected with the administration of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 or the Road Vehicle Standards (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2018 .

             (2)  The charges prescribed under subsection (1) are imposed as taxes.

             (3)  Two or more charges may be prescribed in relation to the same matter, and a single charge may be prescribed in relation to 2 or more matters.

             (4)  This section imposes a charge only so far as that charge is neither a duty of customs nor a duty of excise within the meaning of section 55 of the Constitution.

7   Matters relating to amount of charges

                   A regulation may prescribe a charge under subsection 6(1):

                     (a)  by specifying an amount as the charge; or

                     (b)  by specifying a method for calculating the amount of the charge.

8   Exemptions from charges

                   A regulation may provide for exemptions from a charge prescribed under subsection 6(1).