Peter Thomson, Director Plants & Pathways of the Ministry for Primary Industries (“MPI”), acting under delegated authority from the Director-General of MPI, gives notice under section 142N(4) of the Biosecurity Act 1993 (“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 Plants, Plant Products and Inanimate Pathways developed under sections 22–24D of the Act:
- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Standards:
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, Plant Imports Team, Charles Fergusson Building, 34–38 Bowen Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Postal Address: PO Box 2526, Wellington 6140.
Any written comment must be received by the Ministry for Primary Industries no later than 20 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 the draft import health standards under sections 22–24D of the Act.
Dated at Wellington this 14th day of May 2019.
PETER THOMSON, Director Plants and Pathways (acting under delegated authority), Ministry for Primary Industries.