Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme—Limited Processing Fishing Vessels) Regulations 2001

Version as at 28 October 2021

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Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme—Limited Processing Fishing Vessels) Regulations 2001

(SR 2001/334)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 5th day of November 2001

Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council


The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

These regulations are administered by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority.

Pursuant to section 166 of the Animal Products Act 1999, Her Excellency the Governor-General, on the recommendation of the Minister given in accordance with section 39 of that Act, and acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


3Prime purpose of scheme
5Application to vessels exempt from licensing under Fish Export Processing Regulations 1995
6Option of operating under risk management programme
7Relationship between this scheme and other regulations, etc
9Limited processing
10Outline and application of Part
11Requirements for vessel suitability
12Fish material to be suitable for processing into fish product
13Fish product to be free of certain hazards, objects, materials, and substances
14Composition of fish material or product
15Fish product not to be associated with false or misleading representation
16Fish material and product to be processed in manner that minimises contamination and deterioration
17Operational requirements for facilities, equipment, and essential services
18Hygiene of processing environment
19Hygiene of persons whose presence or actions may result in contamination of fish material or fish product
20Persons infected by, or carriers of, disease or illness to be excluded from working areas or from handling fish material or product
21Required measuring equipment to be calibrated and function as intended
22Fish material and product to be examined, sampled, and tested
23Packaging requirements for fish material and product
24Carriage and delivery requirements for fish material and product
25Identification system requirements
26Labelling and identification requirements
27Record and return requirements
28Outline of Part
29Obligation to register limited processing fishing vessel
30Director-General to maintain register of limited processing fishing vessels
31Matters to be shown in register
32Application for registration
33Renewal of registration
34Registration of limited processing fishing vessels
35Refusal to register a fishing vessel
36Registration may not be transferred
37Deregistration of fishing vessels
38Surrender of registration
39Contents of operator documented system
40Hazard identification and analysis process
41Operator documented systems in conflict with scheme
42Duties of operators of limited processing fishing vessels
43Initial verification report required for registration
44External verification procedure
45Verification competencies
46Recognised agencies and accredited persons
47Records to be kept
48Fees [Revoked]
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