This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on 1 October 2005, prohibits the exportation of various goods under the Customs and Excise Act 1996 except with the relevant Ministerial or official consent.
The prohibited exports are—
•certain New Zealand pounamu (greenstone):
•certain green-lipped mussels and toheroa:
•dual-use goods that may have application in a nuclear weapons programme:
•certain chemical weapons precursors:
•certain conventional weapons, and other dual-use goods that are intended for military use or may have military applications or may be used for the production of military goods or goods that may have military applications.
This order continues prohibitions that were formerly in place under the Customs Export Prohibition Order 2002 (SR 2002/256). That order, as amended in 2004, expired on the close of 30 September 2005.
There are only 2 changes (or kinds of changes) from that order.
First, the prohibition on the exportation of some merino and booroola-merino sheep and their reproductive material has been removed.
Secondly, the reference to
“greenshell” mussels has been replaced with a reference to