Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2014

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Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of July 2014

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 140(1)(ba) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, His Excellency the Governor-General 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 made after consideration of the matters in section 140(2A) of that Act and after complying with the requirements of section 141 of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Amendment Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 7 August 2014.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule replaced
  • Replace the Schedule with the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations.


Schedule
Schedule replaced

r 4

Schedule
Organisms prescribed as not new organisms

r 3

Acizzia solanicola
Bactericera cockerelli
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum
Frankliniella intonsa
Macrotrachelia sp
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
Serangium maculigerum

Martin Bell,
for 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 7 August 2014, amend the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Organisms Prescribed as Not New Organisms) Regulations 2009.

The regulations add 3 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 use the organisms.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 July 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.