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Notification of Levy Rates Under the Energy (Petrol, Engine Fuel, and Gas) Levy Regulations 2017 Notice 2021

This notice is issued pursuant to Regulations 7 and 11 of the Energy (Petrol, Engine Fuel, and Gas) Levy Regulations 2017, and sets the following levy rates that will apply from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022:

  • The petroleum or engine fuel monitoring (PEFM) levy is 0.59 cents per litre.
  • The gas safety, monitoring, and energy efficiency (GSMEE) levy is 3.7 cents per gigajoule.

Calculations for the 2021/22 PEFM and GSMEE levy rates are set out below:

  2020/21 levy rates for gazettal PEFML Gas levy
    regulation 6 regulation 10
a Estimated cost (cents) 750,000,000 130,000,000
b Supplementary estimates amount 0 0
c Adjustment amount 0 0
  Sum of estimated costs, supplementary costs and adjustment amount (a+b+c) 750,000,000 130,000,000
d Estimated volume (litres and GJ respectively) 8,530,822,119 78,249,731
  Variable EECA cost (cents) 0.09 1.7
    regulation 5 regulation 9
    per litre per GJ
a Existing rate (cents) 0.50 2.0
b Variable EECA cost (cents) 0.09 1.7
c Levy rate 0.59 3.7

Issued at Wellington this 1st day of June 2021.

CAROLYN TREMAIN, Te Tumu Whakarae mō Hikina Whakatutuki – Secretary for Business, Innovation and Employment and Chief Executive, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.