Part 1 Preliminary

2 Interpretation

(1)

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

accredited person means a person currently accredited under section 103(7)

appointer means the person who appoints an inspector or authorised person

approved means approved by the Director-General

approved identification means any method of identifying animals or animal products approved under section 50 or prescribed under this Act

arrive in New Zealand,—

(a)

in relation to an aircraft, means to land (whether or not on land) in New Zealand territory after a flight originating outside New Zealand territory:

(b)

in relation to any other craft, means to anchor, berth, or come ashore in New Zealand territory after a voyage originating outside New Zealand territory:

(c)

in relation to a person, means to reach land within New Zealand territory after a flight or voyage originating outside New Zealand territory:

(d)

in relation to goods, means to reach land within New Zealand territory after a flight or voyage originating outside New Zealand territory

arrive in the EEZ has the same meaning as it has in Part 8A

auditor, in sections 105C to 105F, means a person appointed an auditor under section 105B

authorised person means a person for the time being appointed an authorised person under section 103

Authority means the Environmental Protection Authority established by section 7 of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011

automated electronic system means a system that is the subject of an arrangement under section 142F

biosecurity clearance means a clearance under section 26 for the entry of goods into New Zealand

biosecurity control area means a place that is—

(a)

part of a port approved as a place of first arrival in accordance with section 37(1); and

(b)

by written agreement with the port’s operator, under the control of the Director-General for the purposes of this Act

biosecurity database means the database established under section 142A

biosecurity law means—

(a)

this Act:

(b)

regulations:

(c)

instruments made under Part 5:

(d)

any thing done under this Act that applies generally:

(e)

any thing done under this Act that applies specifically to a person

border infringement offence means an infringement offence specified as a border infringement offence by regulations made under this Act

chief executive means the head of a department; and includes a chief executive appointed under the Public Service Act 2020

chief technical officer means a person appointed a chief technical officer under section 101

compliance order means an order made under section 154

consultation includes actions taken before the enactment of this Act in anticipation of its enactment; and consult has a corresponding meaning

containment condition that is still operative, at any time, means a condition of a kind authorised by section 13(2)(ab)(i) of the Animals Act 1967—

(a)

in the case of a condition requiring an organism to be held indefinitely, where the condition has not before that time been revoked; and

(b)

in the case of a condition requiring an organism to be held for a specified period, where the period has not before that time expired; and

(c)

in the case of a condition requiring an organism to be held until the happening of a specified event, where the event has not before that time happened

containment facility means a place approved in accordance with section 39 for holding organisms that should not, whether for the time being or ever, become established in New Zealand

controlled area means an area for the time being declared under subsection (2) of section 131 to be an area that is controlled for the purposes of that section

conveyance includes any craft, truck, cargo container, horse-box, wagon, cart, dray, cage, kennel, or vehicle that is or has been used for the conveyance of, or has come into contact with, any organism or organic material

costs and benefits includes costs and benefits of any kind, whether monetary or non-monetary

craft

(a)

means an aircraft, ship, boat, or other machine or vessel used or able to be used for the transport of people or goods, or both, by air or sea; and

(b)

includes—

(i)

an oil rig; and

(ii)

a structure or installation that is imported by being towed through the sea

craft risk management plan means a plan approved under section 24K

craft risk management standard means a standard issued under section 24G

department has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Public Service Act 2020

Director-General means the chief executive of the Ministry

EEZ has the same meaning as it has in Part 8A

effects, in sections 12A and 12B and Part 5,—

(a)

include the following, regardless of scale, intensity, duration, or frequency:

(i)

a positive or adverse effect; and

(ii)

a temporary or permanent effect; and

(iii)

a past, present, or future effect; and

(iv)

a cumulative effect that arises over time or in combination with other effects; and

(b)

also include the following:

(i)

a potential effect of high probability; and

(ii)

a potential effect of low probability that has a high potential impact

environment includes—

(a)

ecosystems and their constituent parts, including people and their communities; and

(b)

all natural and physical resources; and

(c)

amenity values; and

(d)

the aesthetic, cultural, economic, and social conditions that affect or are affected by any matter referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c)

facility operator means a person approved under section 40

good neighbour rule means a rule to which the following apply:

(a)

it applies to an occupier of land and to a pest or pest agent that is present on the land; and

(b)

it seeks to manage the spread of a pest that would cause costs to occupiers of land that is adjacent or nearby; and

(c)

it is identified in a regional pest management plan as a good neighbour rule; and

(d)

it complies with the directions in the national policy direction relating to the setting of good neighbour rules

goods means all kinds of moveable personal property

import is defined in section 2A

import health standard has the meaning given to it by section 22

incidentally imported new organism has the same meaning as in section 2(1) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996

infringement fee means the amount prescribed by regulations made under this Act as the infringement fee for an infringement offence

infringement offence means an offence prescribed by regulations made under this Act as an infringement offence

inspector means a person who is appointed an inspector under section 103

law, in section 154O, means—

(a)

this Act:

(b)

regulations:

(c)

a pest management plan:

(d)

a pathway management plan:

(e)

a declaration of emergency under section 144

local authority means a regional council or territorial authority

management agency means the body specified as the management agency in a pest management plan or a pathway management plan

marae includes the area of land on which all buildings such as the wharenui (meeting house), the wharekai (dining room), ablution blocks, and any other associated buildings are situated

Minister means a Minister of the Crown

Ministry means the department of State that, with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

national policy direction means the direction approved under section 57

natural and physical resources means—

(a)

organisms of all kinds; and

(b)

the air, water, and soil in or on which any organism lives or may live; and

(c)

landscape and land form; and

(d)

geological features; and

(e)

structures of all kinds; and

(f)

systems of interacting living organisms and their environment

new organism has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996

New Zealand territory means the land and the waters enclosed by the outer limits of the territorial sea

occupier,—

(a)

in relation to any place physically occupied by any person, means that person; and

(b)

in relation to any other place, means the owner of the place; and

(c)

in relation to any place, includes any agent, employee, or other person, acting or apparently acting in the general management or control of the place

official means—

(a)

the Director-General:

(b)

an inspector:

(c)

an authorised person:

(d)

an assistant of an inspector:

(e)

an assistant of an authorised person:

(f)

a chief technical officer:

(g)

a person appointed an auditor under section 105B

organic material means material to which the following apply:

(a)

it—

(i)

is derived from an organism; or

(ii)

is an excretion or secretion of an organism; or

(iii)

contains material derived from an organism; or

(iv)

contains an excretion or secretion of an organism; and

(b)

it—

(i)

may or may not contain material derived from a human being; and

(ii)

may or may not contain the secretions of a human being; and

(c)

it—

(i)

is not cardboard, coal, paper, petroleum oil, a substance derived from coal, or a substance derived from petroleum oil; and

(ii)

is not material purporting to be organic on the basis only that it contains cardboard, coal, paper, petroleum oil, a substance derived from coal, or a substance derived from petroleum oil

organism

(a)

does not include a human being or a genetic structure derived from a human being:

(b)

includes a micro-organism:

(c)

subject to paragraph (a), includes a genetic structure that is capable of replicating itself (whether that structure comprises all or only part of an entity, and whether it comprises all or only part of the total genetic structure of an entity):

(d)

includes an entity (other than a human being) declared by the Governor-General by Order in Council to be an organism for the purposes of this Act:

(e)

includes a reproductive cell or developmental stage of an organism:

(f)

includes any particle that is a prion

other department means a department of State other than the Ministry

other Minister means a Minister other than the responsible Minister

pathway means movement that—

(a)

is of goods or craft out of, into, or through—

(i)

a particular place in New Zealand; or

(ii)

a particular kind of place in New Zealand; and

(b)

has the potential to spread harmful organisms

pathway management plan means a plan to which the following apply:

(a)

it is for the prevention or management of the spread of harmful organisms:

(b)

it is made under Part 5:

(c)

it is a national pathway management plan or a regional pathway management plan

person includes the Crown, a corporation sole, and a body of persons (whether corporate or unincorporate)

pest means an organism specified as a pest in a pest management plan

pest agent, in relation to any pest, means any organism capable of—

(a)

helping the pest replicate, spread, or survive; or

(b)

interfering with the management of the pest

pest management plan means a plan to which the following apply:

(a)

it is for the eradication or effective management of a particular pest or pests:

(b)

it is made under Part 5:

(c)

it is a national pest management plan or a regional pest management plan

place includes any building, conveyance, craft, land, or structure, and the bed and waters of the sea and any canal, lake, pond, river, or stream

port includes an airport, anchorage, harbour, and wharf

post-clearance requirements means requirements that apply after risk goods are given a biosecurity clearance

prescribed means prescribed by regulations made under this Act

principal officer means,—

(a)

in relation to a regional council, its chief executive; and

(b)

in relation to a region, the chief executive of the region’s regional council;—

and includes an acting chief executive

quarantine means confinement of organisms or organic material that may be harbouring pests or unwanted organisms

quarantine area means a place so designated under section 41

readiness or response activity has the meaning given to it in section 100Y

reasonable charge means a charge calculated by the Director-General having regard to the direct and indirect costs of performing the activity concerned

region, in relation to a unitary authority, means the region in respect of which it has the functions, duties, and powers of a regional council

regional council includes the Chatham Islands Council and a unitary authority

regulations means regulations made under this Act

responsible Minister means the Minister who, under the authority of any warrant or with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

restricted organism means any organism for which a containment approval has been granted in accordance with the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (including any approval deemed to have been granted under sections 254(1), 254(3), 254(8)(a), 255(1), 255(2), 256, 258(1), and 258(3))

restricted place means any place that an inspector or an authorised person has declared to be a restricted place under section 130

risk goods means any organism, organic material, or other thing, or substance, that (by reason of its nature, origin, or other relevant factors) it is reasonable to suspect constitutes, harbours, or contains an organism that may—

(a)

cause unwanted harm to natural and physical resources or human health in New Zealand; or

(b)

interfere with the diagnosis, management, or treatment, in New Zealand, of pests or unwanted organisms

road includes all bridges, culverts, and fords forming part of any road

rule means a rule included in a pest management plan or a pathway management plan

sector has the same meaning as it has in Part 5A

small-scale management programme means a small-scale management programme to which section 100V applies

SPS Agreement means the WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

territorial authority means a territorial authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2002

territorial sea has the meaning given to it in section 3 of the Territorial Sea, Contiguous Zone, and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977

threatened species includes any species within the meaning given to the terms extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, and vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

transitional facility means:

(a)

any place approved as a transitional facility in accordance with section 39 for the purpose of inspection, storage, treatment, quarantine, holding, or destruction of uncleared goods; or

(b)

a part of a port declared to be a transitional facility in accordance with section 39

unauthorised goods means any goods that are—

(a)

uncleared goods in a place that is not a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility (other than goods that, in accordance with the authority of an inspector, are—

(i)

proceeding from a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility to a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility; or

(ii)

being exported from New Zealand); or

(b)

uncleared goods that—

(i)

are in a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility; and

(ii)

have proceeded there, other than in accordance with the authority of an inspector, from a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility; and

(iii)

have not received the authority of an inspector to remain there; or

(c)

goods which have been given a biosecurity clearance by an inspector following receipt by that inspector of false, incomplete, or misleading information concerning the goods; or

(ca)

goods that—

(i)

are subject to post-clearance requirements in an import health standard; and

(ii)

do not comply with the requirements; or

(cb)

goods that—

(i)

are subject to post-clearance conditions under section 27A; and

(ii)

do not comply with the conditions; or

(cc)

goods that—

(i)

are subject to regulations made under section 165(3); and

(ii)

do not comply with the regulations; or

(cd)

goods in relation to which a person is subject to post-clearance requirements in an import health standard and does not comply with the requirements; or

(ce)

goods in relation to which a person is subject to post-clearance conditions under section 27A and does not comply with the conditions; or

(cf)

goods in relation to which a person is subject to regulations made under section 165(3) and does not comply with the regulations; or

(d)

a restricted organism in a place that is not a containment facility (other than an organism that,—

(i)

in accordance with the authority of an inspector, is proceeding from a transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or a containment facility to another transitional facility, biosecurity control area, or containment facility; or

(ii)

is in a transitional facility or biosecurity control area to which it has proceeded in accordance with the authority of an inspector; or

(iii)

in accordance with the authority of an inspector, is being exported from New Zealand); or

(e)

a restricted organism that is in a containment facility to which it proceeded other than in accordance with the authority of an inspector, and has not later received the authority of an inspector to remain there

uncleared goods means imported goods for which no biosecurity clearance has been given

unitary authority has the meaning given to it by section 5(1) of the Local Government Act 2002

unwanted organism means any organism that a chief technical officer believes is capable or potentially capable of causing unwanted harm to any natural and physical resources or human health; and

(a)

includes—

(i)

any new organism, if the Authority has declined approval to import that organism; and

(ii)

any organism specified in Schedule 2 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996; but

(b)

does not include any organism approved for importation under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, unless—

(i)

the organism is an organism which has escaped from a containment facility; or

(ii)

a chief technical officer, after consulting the Authority and taking into account any comments made by the Authority concerning the organism, believes that the organism is capable or potentially capable of causing unwanted harm to any natural and physical resources or human health

working day means any day except—

(a)

a Saturday, a Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Labour Day, the Sovereign’s birthday, and Waitangi Day; and

(ab)

the day observed in the region of a regional council as the anniversary day of the province of which the region forms part; and

(ac)

if Waitangi Day or Anzac Day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, the following Monday; and

(b)

a day in the period commencing on 20 December in any year and ending with 15 January in the following year

written or in writing means printed, typewritten, or otherwise visibly represented, copied, or reproduced, including by fax, email, or other electronic means.

(2)

[Repealed]

(3)

[Repealed]

(4)

[Repealed]

Section 2(1) accredited person: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) appointer: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) arrive in New Zealand paragraph (d): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(2) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) arrive in the EEZ: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) auditor: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) Authority: replaced, on 1 July 2011, by section 53(1) of the Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 (2011 No 14).

Section 2(1) automated electronic system: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) biosecurity control area: replaced, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) biosecurity database: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) biosecurity law: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) border infringement offence: inserted, on 22 April 2010, by section 4 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 66).

Section 2(1) chief executive: amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Section 2(1) compliance order: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) confine: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) containment facility: replaced, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) craft: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(3) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) craft risk management plan: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) craft risk management standard: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) department: amended, on 7 August 2020, by section 135 of the Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40).

Section 2(1) designated port of entry: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) EEZ: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) effects: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) exclusive economic zone: repealed, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(4) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) facility operator: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) good neighbour rule: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) import: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(5) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) import health permit: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) import health standard: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(6) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) incidentally imported new organism: inserted, on 9 April 2008, by section 4 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 21).

Section 2(1) infringement fee: inserted, on 22 April 2010, by section 4 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 66).

Section 2(1) infringement offence: inserted, on 22 April 2010, by section 4 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 66).

Section 2(1) law: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) management agency: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(7) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) Minister: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(8) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) national policy direction: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) natural and physical resources: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) natural resources: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) new organism: inserted, on 29 July 1998, by section 128(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) New Zealand territory: amended, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(9) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) New Zealand territory: amended, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(3)(a) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) official: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) organic material: replaced, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(10) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) organism paragraph (f): inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(3)(b) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) pathway: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) pathway management plan: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) pest: amended, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(11) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) pest management plan: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(12) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) pest management strategy and strategy: repealed, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(12) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) post-clearance requirements: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) principal officer: replaced, on 1 July 2003, by section 262 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).

Section 2(1) quarantine: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) quarantine facility: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) readiness or response activity: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) regional council: amended, on 1 November 1995, by section 36 of the Chatham Islands Council Act 1995 (1995 No 41).

Section 2(1) restricted organism: replaced, on 29 July 1998, by section 128(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) restricted place: amended, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(5) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) risk goods: replaced, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) road: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) rule: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) rule: amended, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(13) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) sector: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) small-scale management programme: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) small-scale management programme: amended, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(14) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) SPS Agreement: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) territorial authority: replaced, on 1 July 2003, by section 262 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).

Section 2(1) territorial sea: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) threatened species: inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) transitional facility: replaced, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) treatment: repealed, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods: replaced, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (a): replaced, on 8 September 2018, by section 12 of the Statutes Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 27).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (b): replaced, on 8 September 2018, by section 12 of the Statutes Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 27).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (ca): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (cb): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (cc): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (cd): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (ce): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unauthorised goods paragraph (cf): inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(15) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(1) unitary authority: replaced, on 1 July 2003, by section 262 of the Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84).

Section 2(1) unwanted organism: replaced, on 29 July 1998, by section 128(2) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) working day paragraph (ab): inserted, on 26 November 1997, by section 2(6) of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89).

Section 2(1) working day paragraph (ac): inserted, on 1 January 2014, by section 8 of the Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19).

Section 2(1) written or in writing: inserted, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(16) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(2): repealed, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(17) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(3): repealed, on 18 September 2012, by section 4(17) of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).

Section 2(4): repealed, on 8 July 2003, by section 3 of the Biosecurity Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 38).