This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 10 January 2013, establish the NAIT information system access panel (the panel).
Regulation 4 provides for the panel to comprise a chairperson and up to 3 other members appointed by the NAIT organisation. Members are to be appointed on the basis of their specialist experience and knowledge, including experience and knowledge of the livestock industry or of privacy law.
Regulation 5 provides for the term of appointment, the resignation, and the removal of panel members. Appointments are for terms of up to 3 years.
Regulation 6 provides that the remuneration of the chairperson and other panel members is to be determined by the chief executive of the NAIT organisation. The chief executive must have regard to the fees framework determined by the Government from time to time for the classification and remuneration of statutory and other bodies in which the Crown has an interest.
Regulation 7 provides that the panel is required to—
deal with applications in accordance with sections 46 and 47 of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012:
prepare annual reports:
perform the other functions and duties conferred or imposed on it by or under the Act.
The NAIT organisation must provide secretariat and systems support to enable the panel to carry out its functions.
Regulation 8 requires the panel to prepare an annual report and forward it to the Minister through the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2012.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.