Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2011

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Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2011

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

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.

Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2011.

2  Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 5 September 2011.

4  New Schedule substituted
  • The Schedule is revoked and the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations substituted.


Schedule
New Schedule substituted

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Schedule
Organisms prescribed as not new organisms

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Bactericera cockerelli
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum
Frankliniella intonsa
Nasonovia ribisnigri
Orchamoplatus citri
The 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.


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 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.