National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2013

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National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 20th day of May 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 69 of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister for Primary Industries, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2013.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 July 2013.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 3 amended (Interpretation)
  • In regulation 3(1), definition of location information, replace paragraph (b)(ii) with:

    • (ii) herd identification number that applies in accordance with the identification system approved by the Director, Preparedness and Partnerships, on 22 June 2012 for the purposes of bovine tuberculosis control, marking the presence or absence in organisms of particular qualities, and meeting the certification requirements of overseas authorities and notified in the Gazette on 28 June 2012 at 2074 (or any other identification system that is approved in its place):.

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 1 July 2013, amend the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Regulations 2012 to replace a reference to an Animal Health Board herd number with a reference to a herd identification number. The Animal Health Board will cease to exist on 1 July 2013.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 May 2013.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.