UPDATE – 16 September 2019
Wine Notice issued
Exemption from Export Requirements for Wine Intended for Consumption During Transit [PDF, 935 KB]
Submission summary released
A summary of the submissions we received for this consultation is available.Review of submissions [PDF, 704 KB]
Background to consultation
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) was seeking your feedback on a draft notice under the Wine Act to exempt wine intended for consumption during transit from export requirements. We were interested to know if:
- the intent of the notice is easy to understand
- you have any concerns or questions about the notice.
Submissions closed at 5pm on 6 June 2019.
What was proposed?
The intent of the notice is to exempt airlines who carry wine produced in New Zealand from export requirements set under the Wine Act 2003, where this wine is intended for consumption during transit by passengers or crew.
Draft Wine Notice: Export Requirements Exemption for Wine Intended for Consumption During Transit [PDF, 475 KB]
Submissions are public information
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Tell us if you think there are grounds to withhold specific information in your submission. Reasons might include that it's commercially sensitive or it's personal information. However, any decision MPI makes to withhold information can be reviewed by the Ombudsman, who may tell us to release it.