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Quarantine Amendment Proclamation 2006 (No. 3)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2006L01293
  • No longer in force
Proclamations/Other as made
Amends the Quarantine Proclamation 1998 to alter the conditions under which certain prohibited goods are allowed into Australia without a permit, makes amendments in relation to the types of goods that can be landed at certain ports, amends the list of quarantinable animal diseases in Schedule 3, lifts the requirements on a person to obtain a permit prior to the importation of certain goods into Australia, makes other amendments for clarification purposes and corrects minor spelling and grammatical errors.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Registered 10 May 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-May-2006
Tabled Senate13-Jun-2006
Date of repeal 19 Jul 2013
Repealed by Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Quarantine Amendment Proclamation 2006 (No. 3)

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make this Proclamation under section 13 of the Quarantine Act 1908.

Signed and sealed with the
Great Seal of Australia
on 8 May 2006

P.M. JEFFERY
Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

PETER McGAURAN

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry


  

  

1              Name of Proclamation

                This Proclamation is the Quarantine Amendment Proclamation 2006 (No. 3).

2              Commencement

                This Proclamation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Quarantine Proclamation 1998

                Schedule 1 amends the Quarantine Proclamation 1998.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 3, definition of canned

omit

[2]           Section 3, definition of hermetically sealed container

substitute

hermetically‑sealed container means a container that, when closed, does not allow micro‑organisms or any other material to enter it.

[3]           Section 3, after definition of Quarantine Act

insert

retorted means in an unopened hermetically‑sealed container that has been heated for a time, and to a temperature, sufficient to make the contents commercially sterile.

[4]           Section 11, table 4, after item 5

insert

5A

Coolangatta Airport

Domestic cats and domestic dogs from New Zealand

[5]           Section 13B, table 6D

before

Hay Point (including Dalrymple Bay)

insert

Coolangatta Airport

[6]           Section 29, table 11A, after item 31

insert

31A

Rhizopus spp.

[7]           Section 38, table 13, item 6A

substitute

6A

An article containing rawhide, if:

   (a)  it is intended for the personal use of the person seeking to import the article; and

   (b)  it is to be imported by itself or with no more than 4 other articles of the same kind; and

   (c)  it is treated on arrival, before release from quarantine, to limit the level of quarantine risk to one that is acceptably low

[8]           Section 38, table 13, item 28

omit

Gelatin,

insert

Gelatine,

[9]           Section 38, table 13, item 29

omit

Canned

insert

Retorted

[10]         Section 38, table 13, item 30

omit

canned,

insert

retorted,

[11]         Schedule 3

insert in the appropriate alphabetical order (determined on a letter‑by‑letter basis)

Aquabirnavirus infection

Astacus astacus bacilliform virus infection

Goldfish haematopoietic necrosis

New Japan virus infection of salmonids

Salmon lice infestation (Lepeophtheirus salmonis)

Withering syndrome of abalone (Candidatus Xenohaliotis californiensis)

[12]         Further amendments — retorted

The following provisions are amended by omitting ‘canned’ and inserting ‘retorted’:

·    section 32, table 12, item 11

·    section 38, table 13, item 31

·    subsection 43 (1)

·    paragraph 43 (3) (a)

·    section 56A, table 15, item 1

·    section 56A, table 15, item 2 (twice occurring)

·    subsection 64 (1).