Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Determination of New Organism

Pursuant to section 26 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (“Act”), the Environmental Protection Authority hereby determines that Enterovirus B (Class Picornavirales, Family Picornaviridae, Order unassigned, Genus Enterovirus) is not a new organism for the purpose of the Act.

Dated at Wellington this 12th day of March 2018.

Dr NGAIRE PHILLIPS, Chair, Decision-making Committee of the Authority.