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This instrument fixes 8 September 2017 as the day on which the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, done at London on 13 February 2004 comes into force for Australia.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 06 Sep 2017

 

Biosecurity (Notice of Commencement of Ballast Water Convention) Instrument 2017

I, Barnaby Joyce, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, under item 2 of the table in subsection 2(1) of the Biosecurity Amendment (Ballast Water and Other Measures) Act 2017, announce that the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, done at London on 13 February 2004 comes into force for Australia on 8 September 2017.

 

Dated   22 August 2017

Barnaby Joyce

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources