Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004 Amendment Order 2018

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Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004 Amendment Order 2018

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of December 2018

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under sections 3 and 3A of the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Act 1988 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004 Amendment Order 2018.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 18 December 2018.

3 Principal order

This order amends the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004 (the principal order).

4 Clause 4 amended (Interpretation)

In clause 4, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

non-Rotterdam Party means a State or regional economic integration organization that is not a Rotterdam Party

5 Clause 9 amended (When Rotterdam chemical may be exported)

After clause 9(5), insert:

(6)

A Rotterdam chemical may be exported to a non-Rotterdam Party.

6 Schedule 1 amended

(1)

In Schedule 1, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

Decabromodiphenyl ether

Short-chain chlorinated paraffins

(2)

In Schedule 1, replace “Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), its salts, and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOSF)” with “Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (CAS No: 1763-23-1), its salts, and any derivatives of the formula C8F17SO2X, where X = halide, amide, esters, and other derivatives including polymers”.

7 Schedule 2 amended

In Schedule 2, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

Carbofuran

Short-chain chlorinated paraffins

Trichlorfon

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order amends the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004. It comes into force on 18 December 2018. The amendments, among other things, implement the 2017 amendments to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 December 2018.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.