Trade in Endangered Species Amendment Act 2007

Trade in Endangered Species Amendment Act 2007

Public Act2007 No 85
Date of assent19 September 2007

Note

This Act is administered in the Department of Conservation.


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Trade in Endangered Species 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 Trade in Endangered Species Act 1989.

4 Seizure of endangered species traded in contravention of Act
  • (1) Section 39(1) is amended by omitting port or aerodrome, and substituting port, aerodrome, transitional facility, or Customs controlled area,.

    (2) Section 39 is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (6) For the purposes of subsection (1),—

      Customs controlled area has the meaning given to it in section 2(1) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996

      transitional facility has the meaning given to it in section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Act 1993.


Legislative history

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