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This Order makes it a condition of a live-stock export licence that the licence holder must not export live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia. The Order also provides that the prohibition does not apply to live-stock exported to the Republic of Indonesia for breeding purposes.
Administered by: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
General Comments: This Order was registered at 21.30 on 7 June 2011.
Registered 07 Jun 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Jun-2011
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2011
Date of repeal 07 Jul 2011
Repealed by Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011 (No. 2)
Table of contents.

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011

made under section 17 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997

Issued by the authority of the

Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Authority for making the Order

The Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-Stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011 (the Order) is made under section 17 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997 (the Act). That section authorises the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (the Secretary) to make orders to be complied with by the holders of export licences under the Act.

Purpose of the Order

The purpose of the Order is to suspend the export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia for a period of 6 months from the date of commencement of the Order. This will enable the Australian Government to develop a robust regulatory and compliance regime to address concerns regarding slaughter of live-stock in the Republic of Indonesia.

The export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia is prohibited by the Export Control (Export of Live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011 (the ECELI Order), made on 7 June under the Export Control Act 1982 and regulation 3 of the Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982. The Order complements the ECELI Order.

The Order makes it a condition of a live-stock export licence that the licence holder must not export live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia.

Documents incorporated in the Order by reference

The definitions of live-stock and live-stock export licence under the Act are incorporated into the Order.

Consultation

Given the circumstances in which the Order needs to be made, detailed consultation with industry has not been possible.

Details

Section 1 — Name of Order

This section gives the name of the Order.

Section 2 — Commencement

The Order commences upon registration.

Section 3 — Definitions

This section provides that live-stock and live-stock export licence have the same meaning as in the Act.

Section 4 — Prohibition of export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia

This section provides that the holder of a live-stock export licence must not export live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia during the period of 6 months from the date of commencement of the Order. It also provides that this prohibition does not apply to live-stock exported to the Republic of Indonesia for the purposes of breeding.

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011

made under section 17 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997

Issued by the authority of the

Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Authority for making the Order

The Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-Stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011 (the Order) is made under section 17 of the Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997 (the Act). That section authorises the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (the Secretary) to make orders to be complied with by the holders of export licences under the Act.

Purpose of the Order

The purpose of the Order is to suspend the export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia for a period of 6 months from the date of commencement of the Order. This enables the Australian Government to develop a robust regulatory and compliance regime to address concerns regarding slaughter of live-stock in the Republic of Indonesia.

The export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia is prohibited by the Export Control (Export of Live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia) Order 2011 (the ECELI Order), made on 7 June under the Export Control Act 1982 and regulation 3 of the Export Control (Orders) Regulations 1982. The Order complements the ECELI Order.

The Order makes it a condition of a live-stock export licence that the licence holder must not export live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia.

Documents incorporated in the Order by reference

The definitions of live-stock and live-stock export licence under the Act are incorporated into the Order.

Consultation

Given the urgent requirement for action on this issue, the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is satisfied, pursuant to section 18 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 that detailed consultation with industry was inappropriate prior to the Order being made.

Details

Section 1 — Name of Order

This section gives the name of the Order.

Section 2 — Commencement

The Order commences upon registration.

Section 3 — Definitions

This section provides that live-stock and live-stock export licence have the same meaning as in the Act.

Section 4 — Prohibition of export of live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia

This section provides that the holder of a live-stock export licence must not export live-stock to the Republic of Indonesia during the period of 6 months from the date of commencement of the Order. It also provides that this prohibition does not apply to live-stock exported to the Republic of Indonesia for the purposes of breeding.