Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997

Public register of recognised agencies, recognised persons, and recognised classes

Heading: inserted, on 31 August 2012, by section 11 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 58).

44ZH Public register of recognised agencies, recognised persons, and recognised classes to be kept

(1)

The Director-General must keep and maintain a public register of each—

(a)

recognised agency:

(b)

recognised person:

(c)

recognised class.

(2)

The public register may be kept in any manner the Director-General thinks fit, including, either wholly or partially, by means of a device or facility—

(a)

that records or stores information electronically or by other means; and

(b)

that permits the information so recorded to be readily inspected or reproduced in usable form; and

(c)

that permits the information to be accessed by electronic means, including by means of remote log-on access.

(3)

The purpose of the public register is to—

(a)

enable members of the public and persons operating industries regulated under this Act to know who is recognised to carry out particular functions and activities for the purposes of this Act; and

(b)

facilitate the compliance, audit, and other supporting and administrative functions of the Ministry under this Act.

Section 44ZH: inserted, on 31 August 2012, by section 11 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 58).