Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999

  • This version was reprinted on 14 November 2014 to make corrections to section 7(1) and Part 1 of Schedule 1 under section 25(1)(h), (i), and (j)(ii) and (iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 June 2005

Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999

Public Act1999 No 94
Date of assent8 September 1999
Commencementsee section 1(2), (3)

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.


Contents

Title

1 Short Title and commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

2 General outline of this Act

3 Continued application of requirements of existing regimes

4 Interpretation

Part 2
Repeals and amendments ancillary to Animal Products Act 1999

5 Repeal of Meat Act 1981 on 1 July 2006

6 Meat Act 1981 amended pending repeal

7 Other Acts and regulations repealed or revoked

8 Other Acts and regulations consequentially amended

Part 3
Transitional provisions

Risk management programmes

9 Existing businesses to register risk management programme by relevant staggered transition date

10 Application for registration should be made at least 3 months before relevant transition date

11 New businesses

12 Certain foreign-owned fishing vessels have 12-month period in which to register risk management programme

13 Meat Act and Apiaries Act regimes cease to apply to operations covered by registered risk management programme or regulated control scheme

Regulated control schemes

14 Regulated control schemes

Animal product standards and specifications

15 Animal product standards and specifications

Regulated animal product equivalence

16 Equivalence of animal product produced under either regime

Export of animal products

17 Exporters must register within 6-month transitional period

18 Export animal product may be produced under either regime

19 Persons who may issue official assurances during transitional period

Game estates

19A Game estates must list within 6-month transitional period

Homekill and recreational catch service providers

20 Homekill and recreational catch service providers must register within 6-month transitional period

21 Dual operator butchers

Cost recovery

22 Fees, charges, and levies

23 Part 3A of Meat Act 1981 continues to apply until regulations otherwise provide, etc

24 Avoidance of application of 2 separate cost recovery regimes in respect of single plant

Regulations, etc

25 Regulations in respect of transitional matters

26 Consultation before commencement of Animal Products Act 1999 qualifies as consultation for purposes of that Act

27 Standardisation of requirements under different Acts during transitional period

Miscellaneous matters

28 Records under Meat Act 1981 to be retained for 3 years

29 Animal product officers to have powers of Inspectors under Meat Act 1981

29A Non-Ministry personnel acting as Inspectors under Meat Act 1981

Part 4
Amendments to Meat Act 1981 pending its repeal on 1 July 2006

30 Part to be part of Meat Act 1981

31 Interpretation

32 Sale of meat for human consumption

33 Sale of uninspected meat

34 Conditions in respect of export meat

35 Certain exports, and re-exports

36 Sale of game or game meat

37 Game and game meat exporters

38 Licensing not required for premises covered by risk management programme registered under Animal Products Act 1999

39 Abattoirs and export slaughterhouses

40 Custom-killing premises

41 Other licensed premises

42 Premises proposed as licensed premises

43 Application for grant of licence may not be made after commencement of Part 2 of Animal Products Act 1999, unless pursuant to undertaking

44 Local authority abattoirs and slaughterhouses

45 Hygienic condition of licensed premises

46 Branding of carcasses

47 Branding of products

48 Obligation of licensee to accept certain stock

49 Rural slaughterhouses

50 Keeping of records

51 New sections inserted

52 Application of this Part

53 Interpretation—recovery of inspection costs

54 Meat inspection services

55 Director-General to consult managers

56 Certain decisions of Minister may be considered by committee

57 Offences and penalties

58 Regulations

Part 5
Apiaries Act provisions

[Repealed]

Preliminary matters

59 Part contains former provisions of Apiaries Act 1969 [Repealed]

60 Repeals and revocation [Repealed]

Apiaries Act provisions

61 Interpretation [Repealed]

62 Restriction on drugs for prevention or treatment of disease in bees [Repealed]

63 Procuring of samples [Repealed]

64 Analysis of samples and certificate of analyst [Repealed]

65 Analyst's certificate prima facie evidence [Repealed]

66 Tampering with sample [Repealed]

67 Restricted areas [Repealed]

68 Keeping of bees in restricted area [Repealed]

69 Honey derived from restricted area [Repealed]

70 Powers of Inspectors, etc [Repealed]

71 Proof of consent [Repealed]

72 Recovery of expenses incurred by Inspectors [Repealed]

73 Regulations [Repealed]

74 Expiry of this Part [Repealed]

Part 6
Dairy products

75 Repeal of Dairy Industry Act 1952

76 Regulations revoked

77 Regulations continued in force

78 Product safety programmes deemed to be risk management programmes

79 Transition period for dairy businesses without product safety programmes

80 Application for registration should be made at least 3 months before 1 June 2006

81 Existing exporters

82 Transition period for producers of animal feeds from dairy material

83 Equivalence of material and product produced under previous dairy regime

84 Regulations

Schedule 1
Repeal of Meat Act 1981 on 1 July 2006

Schedule 2
Consequential amendments to other Acts

Schedule 3
Regulations amended

Schedule 3A
Existing animal product businesses subject to 1 July 2003 transition date

Schedule 3B
Businesses specifically excluded from 1 July 2004 transition date

Schedule 4
Fees and charges

[Repealed]

Schedule 5
Levies

[Repealed]

Schedule 6
Amendments to regulations continued in force

Reprint notes


An Act to provide for matters ancillary to the enactment of the Animal Products Act 1999, and in particular to—

  • (a) repeal the Meat Act 1981 on 1 July 2006; and

  • (b) amend that Act pending its repeal; and

  • (ba) repeal the Dairy Industry Act 1952 on 1 June 2005; and

  • (c) make related and consequential amendments to other Acts and regulations; and

  • (d) provide for transitional matters concerning the coming into effect of the Animal Products Act 1999, and particularly its relationship with the Meat Act 1981 over the period to 1 July 2006

  • Title paragraph (a): amended, on 26 September 2002, by section 3(a) of the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 30).

  • Title paragraph (ba): inserted, on 1 June 2005, by section 3 of the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 27).

  • Title paragraph (d): amended, on 26 September 2002, by section 3(b) of the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 30).