Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010

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Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 22nd day of March 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 2 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 Commencement Order 2010.

2 Commencement of Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009

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 the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 into force on 22 April 2010. The Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 amends the provisions of the Biosecurity Act 1993 that provide for infringement offences so that infringement offences may be prescribed by regulations rather than specified in the Act.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 March 2010.

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