New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority (Walnuts) Order 2019

2019/146

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New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority (Walnuts) Order 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 24th day of June 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 24 of the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture made after complying with sections 25 and 25A of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority (Walnuts) Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 August 2019.

3 Interpretation

(1)

In this order, unless the context otherwise requires, walnuts means nuts of any plants of the genus Juglans that are—

(a)

unshelled; or

(b)

shelled into halves or pieces, but are otherwise unprocessed.

(2)

To avoid doubt, walnuts that are chilled or frozen are unprocessed.

4 Walnuts declared prescribed product

Walnuts are a prescribed product for the purposes of the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987.

5 Walnuts to be subject to export licensing

Walnuts are subject to export licensing in accordance with Part 3 of the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987.

6 Product group recognised for walnuts

The body that was known immediately before the commencement of this order as the Walnut Industry Group Incorporated is the recognised product group for walnuts.

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, which comes into force on 1 August 2019, declares walnuts to be a prescribed product for the purposes of the New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987, provides for walnuts to be subject to export licensing, and recognises the Walnut Industry Group Incorporated as the product group for walnuts.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 27 June 2019.

This order is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.