Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme—Bivalve Molluscan Shellfish) Regulations 2006

  • This version was replaced on 19 May 2017 to make corrections to regulations 8, 26(2), and 39(1) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 April 2008

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Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme—Bivalve Molluscan Shellfish) Regulations 2006

(SR 2006/38)

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 6th day of March 2006

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

The Animal Products (Regulated Control Scheme—Bivalve Molluscan Shellfish) Regulations 2006 are administered by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Pursuant to section 166 of the Animal Products Act 1999 and section 25 of the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999, Her Excellency the Governor-General, on the recommendation of the Minister given in accordance with section 39 of the Animal Products Act 1999, and acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1Title
2Commencement
3Regulated control scheme imposed
4Prime purpose of scheme
5Activities to which scheme applies
6Persons to whom scheme applies
7Relationship between scheme and other regulations, etc
8Interpretation
9BMS to be suitable for processing
10Minimisation of contamination or deterioration
11BMS to be examined, sampled, and tested
12Standards related to vessel and vehicle suitability
13Standards related to persons whose presence or actions may result in contamination of BMS
14Standards related to packing, packaging, and storage
15Storage requirements
16Standards related to relaying, wet storage, and depuration
17Standards relating to identification, labelling, and record keeping
18BMS not to be associated with false or misleading representation
19Obligations of growers
20Obligation of harvest operators to be registered
21Obligation of relay operators to hold permit
22Obligation of transport, sorting shed, and BMS depot operators to be listed
23Duties of harvest operators
24Duty to supply information
25Limits on harvesting
26Verification
27Laboratories
28Required measuring equipment to be calibrated and function as intended
29Classification of growing areas
30Sanitary surveys
31Monitoring of growing areas
32Status of growing area as open or closed for harvesting
33Listing of growing areas
34Director-General to maintain register of harvest operators
35Matters to be shown in register
36Application for registration
37Renewal of registration
38Registration of harvest operators
39Refusal to register
40Conditions on registration
41Registration may not be transferred
42Suspension of operations of registered harvest operator
43Deregistration of harvest operators
44Surrender of registration
45Grant of permit to operate as relay operator
46Conditions on permit
47Revocation of permit
48Director-General to maintain list of growing areas, transport operators, sorting shed operators, and BMS depot operators
49Matters to be shown in list of growing areas, transport operators, sorting shed operators, and BMS depot operators
50Applications for listing
51Listing of transport, sorting shed, and BMS depot operators
52Refusal to list
53Delisting
54Review of decision to refuse to list, or to delist
55Listing fee payable
56Offences
57Transitional provisions: interpretation
58Harvest operators, vessels, and vehicles
59Certain relay operators deemed to hold permits
60Carry-over of current listing or classification of growing areas, transport operators, and sorting shed operators
61Food (Safety) Regulations 2002 amended
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