Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2003

Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2003

Public Act2003 No 57
Date of assent17 October 2003

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • (1) This Act is the Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2003.

    (2) In this Act, the Biosecurity Act 1993 is called the principal Act.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on 30 October 2003.

3 New section 28B inserted
  • The principal Act is amended by inserting, after section 28A, the following section:

    28B Biosecurity clearance for certain new organisms and qualifying organisms
    • Section 28 does not apply to—

      • (a) a new organism that is subject to a conditional release approval granted under section 38C of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996; or

      • (b) a qualifying organism approved for importation for release with controls under section 38I of that Act.

Legislative history

9 October 2003Divided from New Organisms and Other Matters Bill (Bill 47-2) as Bill 47-3D
14 October 2003Third reading