Biosecurity (National American Foulbrood Pest Management Plan) Order 1998

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2 Interpretation
  • (1) In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Biosecurity Act 1993

    American foulbrood case means a honey bee colony displaying any of the clinical symptoms of American foulbrood

    apiary means a place to which clause 16 applies or a place notified as an apiary in accordance with clause 17

    appliance means any beehive, comb, extractor, or other object, that is being or has been used in connection with beekeeping

    authorised person means a person appointed under section 103(1)(b) of the Act for the purposes of the plan

    bee product means honey, honeydew honey, beeswax, venom propolis, pollen, or royal jelly; and includes any other product collected by honey bees, derived from honey bees, or derived from a bee product

    beehive means a thing constructed for the keeping of honey bees and that is being used or has been used for that purpose; but does not include an introduction cage or a mailing cage

    beekeeper means a person who owns beehives

    Certificate of Inspection Exemption means an exemption granted under clause 36

    Disease Elimination Conformity Agreement means the document signed in accordance with clause 37

    honey means the fluid, viscous, or crystallised substance produced by honey bees from the nectar of blossoms or from secretions of, or on, living parts of plants other than blossoms, which honey bees collect, transform, or combine with substances of their own, and store in combs

    honey bee means Apis mellifera; and includes its eggs, larvae, pupae, and semen

    honey bee colony means a group of honey bees living in a beehive; but does not include a queen honey bee and attendant worker honey bees for the time being held in a mailing cage or an introduction cage

    identification code means the code given to or used by a beekeeper in accordance with clause 19

    introduction cage means a cage used for introducing a queen honey bee to a beehive

    mailing cage means a cage used for transporting a queen honey bee and attendant worker honey bees

    moveable-frame hive means a beehive containing frames in which the combs are built, and where the frames may be separately and easily removed from the beehive for examination without causing damage to the combs.

    (2) Unless the context otherwise requires, terms and expressions used in this order have the same meaning as in the Act.

    Clause 2(1) authorised person: amended, on 18 September 2012, by section 93 of the Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73).