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Quarantine Amendment Proclamation 1999

Authoritative Version
  • - F1999B00065
  • No longer in force
Proclamations/Other as made
This Proclamation amends the Quarantine Proclamation 1998 to update the list of permitted seeds (Sch 5) an importer may import without a permit and the lists of noxious plants (Sch 4, Pt 2) and diseases affecting animals (Sch 3) to reflect current quarantine concerns. Deletes provision specifying when a permit is to be produced to a quarantine officer. The requirements will now be set out in the permit to suit the circumstance of the permit. Amends Pt 7 to allow the importation (without a permit) of processed products wholly or partly of plant origin (such as tinned fruits). Inserts a provision to allow the importation of limited quantities of articles for personal therapeutic use without a permit.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Jun-1999
Tabled Senate21-Jun-1999
Gazetted 04 May 1999
Date of repeal 19 Jul 2013
Repealed by Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013
Authoritative version Quarantine Proclamation 1998