Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Inhibitor Substances) Order 2022

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Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Inhibitor Substances) Order 2022

Cindy Kiro, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 13th day of June 2022

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 2(2) of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Inhibitor Substances) Order 2022.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 18 July 2022.

3 Inhibitor substances declared to be agricultural compounds

(1)

An inhibitor substance is an agricultural compound for the purposes of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 if, for the purposes of mitigating the adverse impacts of an agricultural activity on the environment, on sustainability, or on climate change, it is—

(a)

used or intended for use in the direct or indirect management of plants or animals; or

(b)

applied to a place on or in which there are plants or animals; or

(c)

applied to the feed or water of plants or animals.

(2)

In this order, inhibitor substance means—

(a)

a substance listed in the Schedule; and

(b)

an ester, isomer, or salt form of a substance listed in the Schedule.

Schedule Inhibitor substances1 declared to be agricultural compounds

cl 3

2-Amino-4-chloro-6-methylpyrimidine

3,4-Dimethylpyrazole (phosphate)

3-Methyl-1-pyrazolecarboxamide

3-Nitrooxypropanol

4-Amino-1,2,4-triazole

Ammonium thiosulphate

Asparagopsis armata

Asparagopsis taxiformis

Bromoform

Butanoic acid, 4-((2,5-dichlorophenyl) amino)-4-oxo-(9CI)

Calcium carbide

Calcium lignosulfonate

Camellia sinensis extract

Canola oil

Corn oil

Dicyandiamide

Etridiazole

Garlic oil

Gibberellic acid

Iprodione

Iron hydroxide sulfate

Karum seed oil

Lactic acid

Lauric acid

Lecithin

Lemon Myrtle oil

Lemon oil

Mercaptobenzothiazole

Monensin

N-(2-nitrophenyl) phosphoric triamide

N-Butylphosphorothioic triamide

Neem oil

Nitrapyrin

N-Propylphosphorothioic triamide

Olive oil

Orange flower absolute

Oregano oil

Pronitridine

Simazine

Sodium azide

Sodium chlorate

Sodium thiosulphate

Soybean oil

Stearic acid

Sunflower oil

Thiourea

Michael Webster,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 18 July 2022, declares the inhibitor substances listed in the Schedule to be agricultural compounds for the purposes of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 (the Act) if they are used for the purposes of mitigating the adverse impacts of an agricultural activity on the environment, on sustainability, or on climate change.

The effect of this order is to regulate inhibitor substances as agricultural compounds to manage any risk to public health, trade in primary products, animal welfare, or biosecurity associated with the use of those substances.

On 18 July 2022, amendments to the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011 also come into force. Those amendments permit inhibitor substances that are in use on the commencement date to be imported, manufactured, sold, or used as agricultural compounds without registration under section 21 or 27 of the Act for a transitional period of 2 years starting on the commencement date.

Regulatory impact statement

The Ministry for Primary Industries produced a regulatory impact statement on 15 July 2020 to help inform the decisions taken by the Government relating to the contents of this instrument.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2019.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 June 2022.

This order is administered by the Ministry for Primary Industries.

1 Ester, isomer, and salt forms of listed inhibitor substances are also agricultural compounds. See cl 3(2)(b).