Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2020

2020/290

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of November 2020

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 75 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Food Safety made in accordance with section 78 of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2020.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 3 December 2020.

3 Principal regulations
4 Schedule 1 amended

In Schedule 1, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

Dicofol

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 3 December 2020, amend the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011 to include dicofol as a substance prohibited from use as an agricultural compound or ingredient in any agricultural compound. The order makes this change to implement the 2020 amendments to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 November 2020.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.