National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Act 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Act 2015

Public Act2015 No 26
Date of assent25 March 2015
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Act 2015.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 10 amended (Functions, duties, and powers of NAIT organisation)
  • (1) Replace section 10(3)(b) with:

    • (b) may not contract out the compliance and enforcement functions specified in subsection (1)(a)(vi) unless—

      • (i) the functions are contracted out to the NAIT organisation's subsidiary or holding company; or

      • (ii) the functions are compliance functions that relate to the provision of information and training.

    (2) After section 10(3), insert:

    • (3A) When contracting out compliance and enforcement functions under subsection (3)(b), the NAIT organisation remains responsible and accountable for the performance of those functions.

    • (3B) In subsection (3), holding company and subsidiary have the meanings given by section 5 of the Companies Act 1993.


Legislative history

19 March 2015Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4) (Bill 188–2)
24 March 2015Third reading
25 March 2015Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.