Reprint as at 1 October 1993
Farm Quarantine Regulations 1966: revoked, on 1 October 1993, by section 167(2) of the Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95).
Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.
These regulations are administered by the Department of Agriculture.
PURSUANT to the Stock Act 1908, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council hereby makes the following regulations.
These regulations may be cited as the Farm Quarantine Regulations 1966.
These regulations shall come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.
Where an Inspector examines any stock and suspects that it may be affected with any disease specified in Schedule 2 to the Stock Act 1908 (which was substituted by section 9(1) of the Stock Amendment Act 1955), he may, by notice given in accordance with regulation 3 hereof, declare every animal that is in the same lot as the suspected animal and is susceptible to the disease to be quarantined on the land specified in the notice for the period specified in the notice, being the period reasonably required to obtain confirmation of the diagnosis.
Any Inspector may at any time withdraw any such notice.
Every notice under subclause (1) of regulation 2 hereof shall be given by serving the notice or a copy thereof on the owner or person in charge of each animal to which the notice relates.
Any person on whom any such notice is served may appeal in respect thereof to the Chief Inspector, who may cancel, vary, or confirm the notice.
While any such notice remains in force, every person on whom the notice or a copy thereof has been served shall cause every animal to which the notice relates to be confined to the land specified in the notice.
Every person who knowingly fails to comply with or knowingly acts in contravention of regulation 5 hereof commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds.
Where an Inspector gives any notice under subclause (1) of regulation 2 hereof, he shall on the same day notify the Chief Inspector that he has done so.
T J SHERRARD,
Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations provide that, where an Inspector suspects that any stock may be affected with any of the diseases specified, he may give notice to the owner or person in charge declaring that every animal that is in the same lot as the suspected animal and is susceptible to the disease shall be quarantined on the land specified in the notice for a period to be specified, being the period reasonably required to obtain confirmation of the diagnosis.
Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.
Date of notification in Gazette: 7 July 1966.
This is an eprint of the Farm Quarantine Regulations 1966 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.
This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.
Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95): section 167(2)