Biosecurity and Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Legislation Amendment Bill
Hon Jim Anderton, in Committee, to move the following amendment:
To omit this clause (lines 13 to 19 on page 4) and substitute the following clause:
7A Suspension of power to give biosecurity clearance
Despite section 7, no biosecurity clearance may be given under section 26 of the principal Act for any goods to which the Import Health Standard for the Importation into New Zealand of specified Bee Products from Australia, dated 2 August 2006 applies until the Director-General has—
This Supplementary Order Paper amends clause 7A to provide that no biosecurity clearances may be given until an independent review panel has conducted a review, as provided for in paragraph (a), and the Director-General has made, and publicly notified, the necessary determination.