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Prohibited imports The importation of the kinds of motor vehicles specified in subclause (2) is prohibited. the Minister of Customs. except with the consent of. or (b) a Deputy Commissioner of Police. Expiry This order expires on the close of 30 September 2011. and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by. or (c) the Manager: Licensing and Vetting. except with the consent of. or (b) with an odometer reading that does not correctly record the distance the vehicle has been driven. 2 3 4 5 (1) (2) 6 2 . Revocation The Customs Import Prohibition Order 2005 (SR 2005/159) is revoked. New Zealand Police.— (a) the Commissioner of Police. New Zealand Police. Prohibited offensive weapons imports The importation of the goods specified in the Schedule is prohibited. Commencement This order comes into force on 1 October 2008. or (d) the National Operations Manager.cl 1 Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 2008/241 Order 1 Title This order is the Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008. The kinds of motor vehicles referred to in subclause (1) are motor vehicles imported— (a) without an odometer. and subject to such conditions (if any) not inconsistent with this prohibition as may be imposed by.

terminator. or (c) is a knife of any of the kinds sometimes known as an urban skinner. and any weapon disguised to give the appearance of another article. or other device (sometimes known as a gravity knife or butterfly knife). lever. when released. Bayonets. swordsticks.2008/241 Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 Schedule Schedule Prohibited offensive weapons imports 1 cl 4 Knuckledusters. 2 3 4 5 Michael Webster. With the exception of any folding pocket knife with a blade less than 10 cm in length. or (b) has a double-edged blade that is designed or suitable for stabbing or throwing (as opposed to cutting). any knife that— (a) is designed for ease of concealment on the person. spring. knives incorporating knuckledusters. black eagle. 3 . or other device in or attached to the handle of the knife (sometimes known as a flick knife or flick gun). Any knife having a blade that is released from the handle or sheath by the force of gravity or the application of centrifugal force. or throwing knife. and that. spring. black dagger. Any knife having a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button. for Clerk of the Executive Council. is locked in place by means of a button.

12 Wellington. and bayonets) as well as motor vehicles with inaccurate odometers or with no odometers. This order. New Zealand: Published under the authority of the New Zealand Government—2008 4 . Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989. but is intended to indicate its general effect. Date of notification in Gazette: 7 August 2008. Consents to imports may be granted by the police in the case of potential weapons. The prohibitions cover implements that can be used as offensive weapons (knuckledusters. and by the Minister of Customs in the case of motor vehicles. various kinds of knives. This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service. continues certain import prohibitions. which comes into force on 1 October 2008.Explanatory note Customs Import Prohibition Order 2008 2008/241 Explanatory note This note is not part of the order.

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