Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Amendment Regulations 2007

2007/118

Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Amendment Regulations 2007


Note

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.


  • Preamble

    At Wellington this 21st day of May 2007

Pursuant to section 62 of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Amendment Regulations 2007.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal regulations amended
4 Interpretation
  • Regulation 3(1) is amended by revoking the definition of dairy herd testing standard and substituting the following definition:

    dairy herd testing standard means New Zealand Standard NZS 8100 Dairy Herd Testing, as may be amended from time to time.

5 Schedule 1 amended
  • Clause 7 of Schedule 1 is amended by omitting 2 years and substituting 3 years.

6 Schedule 2 amended
  • (1) Schedule 2 is amended by inserting the following items after the item relating to Embryo recipient (in the list of event data): Drying off date and Drying off reason.

    (2) Schedule 2 is amended by inserting the following items after the item relating to Somatic cell count (in the list of production data): Average number of milkings, Pre-test milking date stamp, Test 1 date stamp, and Test 2 date stamp.

Rebecca Kitteridge,

for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Regulations 2001.

The amendment—

  • provides a new definition of dairy herd testing standard (regulation 4):

  • extends the expiry time of a certification of herd testers from 2 years to 3 years under clause 7 of Schedule 1 (regulation 5):

  • requires every certified herd tester to provide further information to Livestock Improvement Corporation Limited under Schedule 2 (regulation 6).


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 24 May 2007.