Animal Products Act Commencement Order 2000

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Animal Products Act Commencement Order 2000


Note

This order is administered in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.


Pursuant to section 1(3) of the Animal Products Act 1999, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Animal Products Act Commencement Order 2000.

2 Commencement of Part 2 of Animal Products Act 1999

Martin Bell,

for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order brings Part 2 of the Animal Products Act 1999 into force on 20 November 2000. That Part requires the persons specified in section 13 of the Act to develop and operate under a registered risk management programme in respect of their production or processing of animal material or product.

The requirement to operate under a registered risk management programme will apply to all businesses that first commence operations as an animal product business on or after 20 November 2000. Existing businesses (within the meaning of section 4 of the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999) will, under Part 3 of that Act, have up until 1 November 2002 to develop a risk management programme and get it registered.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 October 2000.