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This instrument amends the alternative conditions for fresh cut flowers and foliage in the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods—Christmas Island) Determination 2016, the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods—Cocos (Keeling) Islands) Determination 2016 and the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016.
Administered by: Agriculture and Water Resources
Registered 26 Feb 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR27-Feb-2018
Tabled Senate19-Mar-2018
Date of repeal 02 Mar 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Biosecurity Legislation (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods) Amendment (Alternative Conditions—Cut Flowers) Determination 2018

We, Daryl Quinlivan, Director of Biosecurity, and Professor Brendan Murphy, Director of Human Biosecurity, make the following determination.

Dated   22 February 2018

Daryl Quinlivan                                                                                Brendan Murphy

Director of Biosecurity                                                Director of Human Biosecurity

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Christmas Island) Determination 2016            2

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Cocos (Keeling) Islands) Determination 2016                                                                                                                                                                   3

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016                4

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity Legislation (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods) Amendment (Alternative Conditions—Cut Flowers) Determination 2018.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Biosecurity Legislation (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods) Amendment (Alternative Conditions) Determination 2017.

1 March 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 174(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Christmas Island) Determination 2016

1  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) means fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a species that is listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) prepared by the Director of Biosecurity and published on the Agriculture Department’s website, as existing on 1 March 2018.

Note:          Flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a particular species are listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) if the Director of Biosecurity is satisfied that the level of biosecurity risk associated with fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of that species can be managed to an acceptable level.

2  Subsection 5(1) (definition of listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (external Territories))

Repeal the definition.

3  Section 20 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Alternative conditions—fresh cut flowers and foliage for decorative purposes

Item

Column 1
Goods

Column 2
Alternative conditions

1

Fresh cut flowers and foliage

The goods:

(a) are brought or imported from a part of Australian territory; or

(b) are listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands), and:

(i) are accompanied by evidence stating the botanical name (including genus and species) of the goods; or

(ii) are in a quantity of not more than 6 small boxes, bouquets or equivalent, are for personal use, and are brought in as baggage

2

Lilium spp. cut flowers

The goods:

(a) were grown and produced in Taiwan; and

(b) are commercial hybrid varieties and are free from stem bulbils; and

(c) are accompanied by:

(i) a phytosanitary certificate stating the matters specified in paragraphs (a) and (b); and

(ii) evidence stating the botanical name (including genus and species) of the goods

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Cocos (Keeling) Islands) Determination 2016

4  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) means fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a species that is listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) prepared by the Director of Biosecurity and published on the Agriculture Department’s website, as existing on 1 March 2018.

Note:          Flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a particular species are listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands) if the Director of Biosecurity is satisfied that the level of biosecurity risk associated with fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of that species can be managed to an acceptable level.

5  Subsection 5(1) (definition of listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (external Territories))

Repeal the definition.

6  Section 21 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Alternative conditions—fresh cut flowers and foliage for decorative purposes

Item

Column 1
Goods

Column 2
Alternative conditions

1

Fresh cut flowers and foliage

The goods:

(a) are brought or imported from a part of Australian territory; or

(b) are listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands), and:

(i) are accompanied by evidence stating the botanical name (including genus and species) of the goods; or

(ii) are in a quantity of not more than 6 small boxes, bouquets or equivalent, are for personal use, and are brought in as baggage

2

Lilium spp. cut flowers

The goods:

(a) were grown and produced in Taiwan; and

(b) are commercial hybrid varieties and are free from stem bulbils; and

(c) are accompanied by:

(i) a phytosanitary certificate stating the matters specified in paragraphs (a) and (b); and

(ii) evidence stating the botanical name (including genus and species) of the goods

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016

7  Subsection 5(1) (definition of listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (external Territories))

Repeal the definition.

8  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

listed fresh cut flowers or foliage (Norfolk Island) means fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a species that is listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Norfolk Island) prepared by the Director of Biosecurity and published on the Agriculture Department’s website, as existing on 1 March 2018.

Note:          Flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of a particular species are listed in the List of Species of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage with Alternative Conditions for Import (Norfolk Island) if the Director of Biosecurity is satisfied that the level of biosecurity risk associated with fresh cut flowers or foliage (or a part of a flower or foliage) of that species can be managed to an acceptable level.

9  Section 20A (table item 1, column 2, paragraph (b))

Omit “(external Territories)”, substitute “(Norfolk Island)”.