Biosecurity Amendment Act 2007

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 41
Date of assent19 September 2007


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

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2007.

2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 Principal Act amended
  • This Act amends the Biosecurity Act 1993.

4 Processing unaccompanied goods
  • Section 30A(2) is amended by inserting or unauthorised goods after or contain, risk goods.

5 Power to seize and dispose of unauthorised goods
  • Section 116(1) is amended by inserting 30A, after 19(2),.

Legislative history

11 September 2007Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 107-2) by committee of the whole House
11 September 2007Third reading