Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations 2016

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations 2016

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 12th day of December 2016

Present:
The Right Hon Bill English presiding in Council

These regulations are made under section 75 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Food Safety made in accordance with that section and section 78 of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations 2016.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 15 December 2016.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, after the item relating to pentachlorobenzene, insert:

Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters

Toxaphene

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, which come into force on 15 December 2016, amend Schedule 1 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011.

Schedule 1 sets out substances that are prohibited from use as agricultural compounds or as ingredients in agricultural compounds.

The amendment adds pentachlorophenol (and its salts and esters) and toxaphene to that schedule.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2016.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.