Customs Export Prohibition (Green-lipped Mussel Spat) Order 2019

2019/209

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Customs Export Prohibition (Green-lipped Mussel Spat) Order 2019

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of August 2019

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 96 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018

(a)

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

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Customs made after being satisfied of the matter set out in section 96(5) of that Act.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Customs Export Prohibition (Green-lipped Mussel Spat) Order 2019.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 1 October 2019.

3 Revocation of this order

This order is revoked at the close of 30 September 2022.

4 Exportation of live green-lipped mussel spat prohibited

(1)

The exportation of live New Zealand green-lipped mussels with a shell size of less than 50 mm in length is prohibited.

(2)

However, a person may export those mussels if the person—

(a)

has the consent of the Minister of Fisheries; and

(b)

does so in accordance with the terms of that consent.

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 is made under the Customs and Excise Act 2018 and prohibits the export of live New Zealand green-lipped mussels with a shell size of less than 50 mm.

This order comes into force on 1 October 2019 and continues the prohibition in clause 4 of the Customs Export Prohibition Order 2017, which expires at the close of 30 September 2019.

This order is a confirmable instrument under section 47B of the Legislation Act 2012. It will be revoked at the close of 31 December 2020 unless earlier confirmed by an Act of Parliament. That stated time is the applicable deadline under section 47C(1)(b) of that Act.

If the order is confirmed, it will remain in force for 3 years until the close of 30 September 2022.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 August 2019.

This order is administered by the New Zealand Customs Service.