I, Matthew Stone, Director Animals and Animal Products of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), acting under delegated authority from the Director-General of MPI, give notice under section 142N(4) of the Biosecurity Act 1993 (“the Act”) that, under section 142M of the Act, some or all of the following material, in whole or in part, is proposed for incorporation by reference in one or more Import Health Standards for Animals and Animal Products developed under sections 22–24D of the Act:
- The International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR) Recording Guidelines (available at the ICAR website: www.icar.org)
- MPI List of Approved Disinfectants for General Transitional Facilities for Uncleared Goods (available at the MPI website: www.biosecurity.govt.nz/border/transitional-facilities/disinfectants.htm)
The following address is:
- where comments on this proposal to incorporate material by reference are to be sent; and
- where the material incorporated can be viewed free of charge:
Ministry for Primary Industries
Animal Imports Team
PO Box 2526
Any written comment must be received by the Ministry for Primary Industries no later than 10 working days after the date of notification in the New Zealand Gazette.
Consultation on this proposal to incorporate material by reference is in addition to the usual process of consultation on draft import health standards under sections 22–24D of the Act.
Dated at Wellington this 23rd day of January 2015.
MATTHEW STONE, Director Animals and Animal Products (acting under delegated authority), Ministry for Primary Industries.