Herd Testing Regulations 1958

  • revoked
  • Herd Testing Regulations 1958: revoked, on 1 June 2021, by section 42 of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 46).

Reprint as at 1 June 2021

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Herd Testing Regulations 1958

(SR 1958/44)

Herd Testing Regulations 1958: revoked, on 1 June 2021, by section 42 of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 46).

Cobham, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 31st day of March 1958

Present:
The Hon C F Skinner, MC, presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

Pursuant to the Dairy Board Act 1953, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1  

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Herd Testing Regulations 1958.

(2)

These regulations shall come into force on 1 July 1958.

2  

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires—

Board means the New Zealand Dairy Board constituted under the Dairy Board Act 1953

herd testing means the operation of testing milch cows in any 2 or more herds the property of different persons for the purpose of recording the production of individual cows within those herds in respect of milk, butterfat, and other milk solids, or any of them.

3  

(1)

It shall not be lawful for any company, society, association, or person to conduct herd testing, unless it or he is the holder of a licence to conduct herd testing issued by the Board and complies with all terms and conditions specified in the licence:

provided that nothing in this regulation shall prevent a farmer or a person in his full time employment from carrying out herd tests within the farmer’s own herd.

(2)

A licence issued under this regulation continues in force (under the chief executive of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s administration) until these regulations are revoked.

(3)

The chief executive of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, despite subclause (1), must not issue new licences, or amend the terms and conditions specified in any licence, under that subclause.

Regulation 3(2): replaced, on 3 January 2002, by regulation 30(2) of the Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/373).

Regulation 3(3): inserted, on 3 January 2002, by regulation 30(2) of the Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/373).

4  

For the purpose of regulating and controlling the conduct of herd testing the Board may employ inspectors, computers, clerks, and other servants, and may enter into contracts with individuals and corporate bodies undertaking or concerned in herd testing.

5  

Every company, society, and association that, and every person who, acts in contravention of or fails to comply in any respect with any provision of these regulations commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding £50.

Regulation 5: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

6  

The Herd Testing Regulations 1936 (Gazette 1936, Vol 1, p 337) are hereby consequentially revoked.

T J Sherrard,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 April 1958.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Herd Testing Regulations 1958 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Dairy Industry Restructuring Amendment Act 2020 (2020 No 46): section 42

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Dairy Industry (Herd Testing and New Zealand Dairy Core Database) Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/373): regulation 30(2)