Wine Act 2003

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Market access requirements and official assurances to foreign governments

41 Director-General to notify or make available access requirements for overseas markets

(1)

The Director-General must—

(a)

either notify or ensure that there is made available to exporters and winemakers known to the Director-General any particular access requirements for overseas markets that New Zealand has recognised; and

(b)

make those requirements available for inspection free of charge, or for purchase at reasonable cost, to exporters and winemakers.

(2)

The Director-General may, if the Director-General considers it necessary or desirable, by notice under section 120(1), specify the manner in which the access requirements may or must be met.

(3)

A notice for the purposes of subsection (2) must be published under the Legislation Act 2019 (see section 120(7)).

(4)

However, if, under the Legislation Act 2019, the notice is not required to be published, the Director-General—

(a)

must notify or make it available to (in the same way as requirements are notified or made available under subsection (1)) exporters and winemakers who—

(i)

are affected by the notice; and

(ii)

satisfy the Director-General that their specific export or winemaking activities cannot be properly undertaken under this Act unless they have that access; and

(b)

is not required to make it available to any other person.

(5)

This section does not prevent the Director-General from charging for access to any Internet site or for information or services provided by any Internet site.

Section 41(2): replaced, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 41(3): replaced, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 41(4): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 41(5): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).