51 Duties of exporters

It is the duty of every exporter of animal material or products to which this Part applies—

(a)

to ensure that their operations as an exporter do not contravene any relevant requirement of or under this Act; and

(b)

to export only animal material or products that meet—

(i)

any relevant animal product standards and any supplementary notices; and

(ii)

any relevant export requirements; and

(c)

to notify the Director-General as soon as possible, and in any case not later than 24 hours after the event or first knowledge of the event, in any case where animal material or products exported or to be exported by the exporter—

(i)

are not fit, or are no longer fit, for intended purpose; or

(ii)

are refused entry by the foreign government concerned; or

(iii)

do not or no longer meet relevant export requirements; or

(iv)

do not have, or no longer have, the required official assurances; and

(d)

to maintain procedures and processes to demonstrate that the record-keeping requirements of and under this Act in relation to the provenance and processing of the animal material or product exported by the exporter are being complied with.

Section 51(b)(i): amended, on 2 March 2018, by section 102(1) of the Food Safety Law Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 3).

Section 51(b)(ii): replaced, on 2 March 2018, by section 102(2) of the Food Safety Law Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 3).

Section 51(c)(iii): replaced, on 2 March 2018, by section 102(3) of the Food Safety Law Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 3).