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This instrument amends the alternative import conditions in the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non-prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016 for honey and bee products, and for mineral and metal ores, rocks and sand to be brought or imported into Norfolk Island.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 24 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Oct-2019
Tabled Senate14-Oct-2019
Date of repeal 26 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Amendment (Alternative Conditions—Honey and Metal Ores) Determination 2019

We, Daryl Quinlivan, Director of Biosecurity, and Professor Paul Kelly, Director of Human Biosecurity, make the following determination.

Dated               15 September 2019

Daryl Quinlivan                                                                                          Paul Kelly

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—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016                2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity (Prohibited and Conditionally Non‑prohibited Goods—Norfolk Island) Amendment (Alternative Conditions—Honey and Metal Ores) Determination 2019.

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

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

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—Norfolk Island) Determination 2016

1  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Terrestrial Animal Health Code means the Terrestrial Animal Health Code promulgated by the World Organisation for Animal Health, as in force from time to time.

Note:          The Code could in 2019 be viewed on the World Organisation for Animal Health’s website (http://www.oie.int).

2  After paragraph 6(2)(b)

Insert:

                     (c)  honey that is an ingredient in food for human consumption or cosmetics for use on humans, where honey is not the largest single ingredient by volume in the food or cosmetics;

3  Section 14 (table item 1)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

1

Honey (whether or not containing honeycomb)

All of the following:

(a) the goods are for personal use;

(b) the goods are commercially prepared and packaged;

(c) the weight of the goods is not more than 750 grams;

(d) the goods were produced in Australia or New Zealand;

(e) the goods are not intended to be used as food for bees;

(f) the goods are labelled with:

(i) the weight of the goods; and

(ii) the country where the goods were produced

2

The following goods:

(a) honey in liquid form contained in an individually packaged unit with a capacity of 150 millilitres or less;

(b) powdered honey contained in an individually packaged unit with a capacity of 35 grams or less

All of the following:

(a) the goods have been processed so that they are clean and free from other animal or plant material, soil and other contaminants;

(b) the goods:

(i) are commercially prepared and packaged for retail sale; or

(ii) are a sample for use in laboratory analysis;

(c) the goods are accompanied by a declaration from the manufacturer of the goods stating the matter referred to in paragraph (a) and a matter referred to in paragraph (b) that applies to the goods

3

The following goods (other than goods covered by item 2):

(a) honey (whether or not containing honeycomb);

(b) bee venom;

(c) bee wax;

(d) honeycomb;

(e) propolis;

(f) royal jelly

All of the following:

(a) the goods have been processed so that they are clean and free from other animal or plant material, soil and other contaminants;

(b) the goods:

(i) are commercially prepared and packaged for retail sale; or

(ii) are bulk goods that are intended for repackaging for retail sale; or

(iii) are a sample for use in laboratory analysis;

(c) the goods are accompanied by a declaration from the manufacturer of the goods stating the matter referred to in paragraph (a) and a matter referred to in paragraph (b) that applies to the goods;

(d) the goods:

(i) have been produced in a country or zone that is free from European foulbrood (M. plutonis) and American foulbrood (Paenibacillus larvae); or

(ii) have been found to be free from European foulbrood and American foulbrood by a test method described in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code; or

(iii) have been treated with ionising radiation to a level that achieves a minimum absorbed dose of 15 kGray; or

(iv) have been pasteurised at a minimum core temperature of 60°C for at least 8 hours;

(e) the goods are accompanied by an official government veterinary certificate from the country where the goods were produced stating a matter referred to in paragraph (d) that applies to the goods

 

4  Subsection 40(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Conditions

             (2)  Goods included in a class of goods to which this section applies must not be brought or imported into Norfolk Island unless the goods are covered by an import permit.