This page contains Regulatory Impact Statements and National Information Analyses categorised by mode (Road, Sea, Air)

Road | Sea l Air

Road

Hurunui-Kaikoura Earthquakes Recovery Coastal Route Order - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 165 KB]
Date: December 2016

Third Party Facilitated Carpooling - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 250 KB]
Date: August 2016

Access to Photographic Images of Driver Licence Holders - Regulatory Imapct Statement [PDF, 144 KB]
Date: August 2016

Road User Charges: Administration Fee Credit Card Bank Charges - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 285 KB]
Date: July 2016

Land Transport Act 1998  Proposed Miscellaneous Amendments - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 242 KB]
Date: May 2016

Amendments to Land Transport Act 1998 Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Related Provisions - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 452 KB]
Date: April 2016

Reducing Road Trauma and the Cost of Reoffending: Mandatory Alcohol Interlocks - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 553 KB]
Date: April 2016

Futurework for Small Passenger Services - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 556 KB]
Date: March 2016

Road user charges exemptions and discounts for electric vehicles - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 210 KB]
Date: March 2016

Options to reduce the risks of alchool and drug related impairment in aviation, maritime and rail [PDF, 675 KB]
Date: February 2016

Increasing Penalties for Breaching Bylaws Restricting or Prohibiting the Transport of Dangerous Goods on High Risk Routes - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 337 KB]
Date: December 2015

Proposal to Manage Fare Evasion on Public Transport Services - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 306 KB]
Date: September 2015

Road user charges administration fees - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 120 KB]
Date: September 2014

Vehicle Licensing Reform: amendments to vehicle certification and other fees - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 154 KB]
Date: September 2014

Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002 and Land Transport Regulations 1999 [PDF, 243 KB]
Date: July 2014

Amendments to Road User Charges Regulations - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 45 KB]
Date: May 2014

Mandating Electronic Stability Control for Light Vehicles - Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 189 KB]
Date: February 2014

Increases to petrol excise duty (PDF, 333kb)
Date: 30 April 2013

Road User Charges and Land Transport Legislation Amendment Bill (PDF, 504kb)
Date: 25 March 2013

View the Regulatory Impact Statement on Proposals to address driver licence pooling (PDF, 80kb)
Date: January 2013

Regulatory Impact Statement Vehicle Licensing Reform - Warrant of Fitness and Certificate of Fitness [PDF, 861 KB]
Date: January 2013

2012 Amendment to the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2007 [PDF, 157 KB]
Date: December 2012

Safer Journeys Child Restraints (PDF, 2.64mb)
Date: October 2012

The Driver Licensing Amendment Rule 2012 [PDF, 56 KB]
Date: September 2012

National War Memorial Park (PDF, 1.93mb)
Date: August 2012

Land Transport Management Act Review: Revised purpose and provision for tolling privacy (PDF, 1.54mb)
Date: April 2012

Regulatory Impact Statement - Land Transport Rule: Passenger Service Vehicles Amendment (PDF, 190kb)
Date: 2012

Regulatory Impact Statement - Review of Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing and Road User Charges Administration Fees (PDF, 172 kb)
Date: 2012

Road User Charges Bill 2010: Inclusion of a new exemption criterion to cover situations where a light RUC Vehicle is used predominantly off the road (PDF, 99kb)
Date: 2011

Proposed changes to the Land Transport Management Act 2003 (2mb)
Date: 2011

Tauranga Eastern Link: tolling and borrowing proposal (PDF, 186kb)
Date: 2010

Completing Safer Journeys first actions - August 2010 (PDF, 257kb)
Date: 2010

Driver licensing and testing fee review: Proposed new and amended fees 2010 (PDF v7.0, 317kb)
Date: 2010

Transport Rule Making Procedures (PDF v6.0, 72kb)
Date: 2010

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Amendment 2010 (PDF v7.0, 210kb)
Date: 2010

Safer Journeys - New Zealand's road safety strategy 2010-2020 (PDF v7.0, 457kb)
Date: 2010

Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks Amendment 2010 (PDF v7.0, 105kb)
Date: 2010

Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems Amendment 2010 and Land Transport Rule: Traction Engines 2010 (PDF v7.0, 104kb)
Date: 2010

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels (No 2) 2009 (PDF v7.0, 103kb)
Date: 2009

Land Transport (Road User) Amendement Rule 2009 (PDF v7.0, 4.75kb)
Date: 2009

Road User Charges Amendments 2009 (PDF v7.0, 6.62mb)
Date: 2009

Proposals for amendments to the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 (PDF v7.0, 119kb)
Date: 2008

Regulatory Impact Statement for the amendment of the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Exhaust Emissions 2003
Date: 2006

Introduction of demerit points on intersection and seatbelt non-wearing offences (PDF v7.0, 68kb)

Penalty regime (PDF v7.0, 27kb)

Sustainable speed management (PDF v7.0, 29kb)

Young and novice drivers (PDF v7.0, 109kb)

Motorcycle Safety (PDF v7.0, 85kb)

The following four Regulatory Impact Statements were prepared in 2010 to support the proposed changes to the Road User Charges system:

Road user charges: Reform of the time licence system and modernisation of the list of exempted vehicles (PDF, 80kb)

Road user charges: A regulatory framework for electronic management systems (PDF, 49kb)

Road user charges: Improving compliance (PDF, 35kb)

Road user charges review: Change to the definition of licence weight (PDF, 50kb)

A small amount of information has been withheld from the above documents under the Official lnformation Act 1982.

The following four Regulatory Impact Statements were prepared in 2010 for the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Bill:

Safer Journeys – Reducing the impact of alcohol impaired drivers (PDF v8.0, 485kb)

Land Transport Act 1998 – Proposed Minor Amendments (PDF v8.0, 171kb)

Completing the actions to address alcohol-impaired driving (PDF v8.0, 304kb)

Maritime New Zealand Funding Review: Proposal for Consultation (PDF, 239kb)
Date: October 2012

Sea

Regulatory Impact Statement - Revision of New Zealand's Oil Pollution Levy [PDF, 310 KB]
Date: June 2016

Regulatory Impact Statement - Maritime NZ Mid-Point Funding Review 2015 [PDF, 341 KB]
Date: March 2016

Regulatory Impact Statement: Improving the financial security regime for offshore installations [PDF, 370 KB]
Date: June 2014

Regulatory Impact Statement: Shipping (Charges) Regulations 2000: Maritime Operator Safety System fees [PDF, 208 KB]
Date: November 2013

Cabinet Paper: Maritime Operator Safety System fees [PDF, 101 KB]
Date: November 2013

Regulatory Impact Statement: Shipping (Charges) Regulations 2000: Revised Seafarer Certification Fees [PDF, 151 KB]
Date: November 2013

Cabinet paper: Seafarer Certification (Qualifications and Operational Limits): Fees and Offences [PDF, 105 KB]
Date: November 2013

Regulatory Impact Statement on Maritime Operator Safety System [PDF, 119 KB]
Date: August 2013

Maritime Operator Safety System Maritime Rule Parts 19 and 44 - Cabinet paper [PDF, 130 KB]

New Zealand Oil Pollution Levy Cabinet paper (PDF, 467kb)

Date: June 2013

Future funding of Maritime New Zealand: Proposal for Revised Third Party Changes (PDF, 238kb)

Date: June 2013

Maritime New Zealand Funding Review: Proposal for Consultation (PDF, 239kb)
Date: October 2012

Regulatory Impact Statement: Maritime Rule Part 82: Commercial Jet Boat Operators - River (PDF, 161 kb)
Date: May 2012

Regulatory Impact Statement: Amendments to Maritime Rule Part 40D - design, construction and equipment - fishing ships (PDF, 204kb)
Date: April 2012

International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers - Manila Amendments (PDF, 65KB)
Date: 2012

Maritime Rule Part 34 (Medical Standards) (PDF, 149kb)
Date: 2011

Maritime Rules Parts 81, 90 and 91 – 2010 (PDF, 126kb)
Date: 2010

Maritime and Marine Protection Rules 2010 (PDF v7.0, 197kb)
Date: 2010

The following Regulatory Impact Statements (RIS) have been prepared for the proposed changes to the Maritime Transport Act contained in the Marine Protection Legislation Bill:

Maritime Transport Amendment Bill Miscellaneous Amendments (PDF, 65.77kb) 
Date: June 2008

Maritime Transport Amendment Bill Port and Harbour and Navigation Safety (PDF, 111 kb)
Date: June 2008

Introducing a Blood Alcohol Limit for on-duty Seafarers (PDF, 90kb)
Date: June 2012

The following National Interest Analysis (NIA) reports have been prepared for the proposed changes to the Maritime Transport Act contained in the Marine Protection Legislation Bill:

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (Bunkers Convention) (PDF, 80kb)
Date: June 2008

Protocol of 1996 to Amend the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 (LLMC Protocol) (PDF, 81kb)
Date: June 2008

Protocol Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution by Substances other than Oil, 1973 (the Intervention Protocol) (PDF, 97kb)
Date: June 2008

Air

A carbon offsetting and reduction scheme for international aviation [PDF, 187 KB]
Date: March 2016

Regulatory Impact Statement - A Risk-Based Approach to Aviation Safety Regulation [PDF, 572 KB]
Date: December 2015

Regulatory Impact Statement - Amendment to Rule Part 139 Aerodromes - Certification, Operation and Use RIS [PDF, 375 KB]
Date: August 2015

Regulatory Impact Statement - Remotely piloted aircraft systems [PDF, 478 KB]
Date: July 2015

Aviation Security Service Review Regulatory Impact Statement [PDF, 202 KB]
Date: October 2013

Passenger Security Charges Review 2012 (PDF, 140kb)
Date: March 2013

Civil Aviation Rules - Security Rules Update (PDF, 232 kb)
Date: November 2012

Funding an effective Civil Aviation Authority (PDF, 532kb)
Date: November 2012

Amendments to Civil Aviation Rule Part 121: Air Operations (Large Aeroplanes) (PDF, 167kb)
Date: April 2012

Civil Aviation Rule Part 125 Update (PDF, 116kb)
Date: 2011

Proposed new Civil Aviation Rule Part 115: Adventure Aviation – Certification and Operations (PDF, 171kb)
Date: 2011

Passenger Security Charges Review 2011 (PDF, 1.61mb)
Date: 2011

Civil Aviation Rule Part 121: Extended Diversion Time Operations (PDF, 73.1kb)
Date: 2010

National Interest Analysis on the Cape Town Convention and Aircraft Protocol [PDF, 1.8 MB]
Date: 2010