National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2016

2016/98

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2016

Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, Administrator of the Government

Order in Council

At Wellington this 16th day of May 2016

Present:
Her Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Council

These regulations are made under section 69 of the National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Minister for Primary Industries.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 1 July 2016.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 12 revoked (Heifers moved between 1 July and 30 September 2012)

5 Regulation 16 revoked (Transition animals)

6 Regulation 27 amended (Offences and penalties)

In regulation 27(1), delete “16(3) and (4),”.

Michael Webster,
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 come into force on 1 July 2016 and amend the National Animal Identification and Tracing (Obligations and Exemptions) Regulations 2012 (the principal regulations).

Regulations 12 and 16 are revoked as those provisions put in place exemptions for a transitional period that has now expired.

Regulation 27(1) is consequentially amended to delete the reference to regulation 16.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 May 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.