National Animal Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill (No 2)

  • enacted
12 New section 31A inserted (Obligation on person who moves NAIT animals)

After section 31, insert:

31A Obligation on person who moves NAIT animals

(1)

A person must not move a NAIT animal from a NAIT location or other location unless the animal is fitted with the prescribed NAIT device.

(2)

However, a transport operator or drover is exempt from the obligation in subsection (1) if—

(a)

the PICA at the location from which the NAIT animal is moved provides the transport operator or drover with a declaration that the animal has been—

(i)

fitted with the prescribed NAIT device; and

(ii)

identified and registered with the NAIT organisation in accordance with this Act; and

(b)

the transport operator or drover carries, or has access to, the declaration at all times while moving the animal.