Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government
At Wellington this 29th day of August 2011
Present:Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council
Pursuant to section 140(1)(ba) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government makes the following regulations acting—
(a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and
(b) on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment given after consideration of the matters in section 140(2A) of the Act and following consultation under section 141 of the Act.
3 Principal regulations amended
4 New Schedule substituted
ScheduleNew Schedule substituted
These regulations are the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2011.
These regulations come into force on 5 September 2011.
These regulations amend the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Regulations 2009.
The Schedule is revoked and the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations substituted.
ScheduleOrganisms prescribed as not new organismsr 3Bactericera cockerelliCandidatus Liberibacter solanacearumFrankliniella intonsaNasonovia ribisnigriOrchamoplatus citriThe strain of the fungal organism Puccinia myrsiphylli that has the accession number DQ015697 in the United States National Center for Biotechnology Information GenBank.Varroa destructor
Rebecca Kitteridge,Clerk of the Executive Council.
This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 5 September 2011, amend the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Regulations 2009.
The regulations add additional organisms to the schedule of organisms that are “not new” organisms for the purpose of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996. The new classification will allow research to be carried out into ways to control the organisms.
Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.
Date of notification in Gazette: 1 September 2011.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.