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This instrument lists goods, and classes of goods, that the Director of Biosecurity is satisfied have a high level of biosecurity risk associated with them. It also lists goods and classes of goods which are ‘category 1 goods’ or ‘category 2 goods’.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 18 Dec 2020
To be repealed 01 Jan 2022
Repealed by Self Repealing
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Biosecurity (2021 Infringement Notices) Determination 2020

I, Andrew Metcalfe, Director of Biosecurity, make the following determination.

Dated 16 December 2020

Andrew Metcalfe

Director of Biosecurity

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Period in force............................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Category 1 goods.......................................................................................................... 2

7............ Category 2 goods.......................................................................................................... 2

8............ Repeal............................................................................................................................ 2

 


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Biosecurity (2021 Infringement Notices) Determination 2020.

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

1 January 2021.

1 January 2021

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 524A(1) of the Biosecurity Act 2015.

Note:          This instrument lists classes of goods (called category 1 goods and category 2 goods) in relation to which the Director of Biosecurity is reasonably satisfied there is a high level of biosecurity risk. An infringement notice for an alleged contravention of certain provisions of the Biosecurity Act 2015 may state 12 penalty units if the contravention relates to category 1 goods and 6 penalty units if the contravention relates to category 2 goods (see subsection 524(4) of the Biosecurity Act 2015 and regulations made for the purpose of that subsection).

4  Period in force

                   This instrument is in force for 12 months beginning on 1 January 2021.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

meat:

                     (a)  means a part of an animal (other than a fish, cetacean, mollusc, crustacean, cnidarian, echinoderm or a tunicate) that is intended or able to be used as food by a human being or an animal (whether or not it is cooked, dried or otherwise processed); and

                     (b)  includes blood, bone‑meal, meat meal, tallow and fat.

meat product means a product:

                     (a)  that contains meat; or

                     (b)  of which meat is an ingredient.

retorted means heated in a hermetically‑sealed container to a minimum core temperature of 100°C, obtaining an F0 value of at least 2.8.

6  Category 1 goods

                   The following goods are listed as category 1 goods:

                     (a)  live plants;

                     (b)  whole unprocessed seeds;

                     (c)  meat and meat products, except meat or meat products that have been retorted;

                     (d)  prawns that are raw or partially raw (that is, not sufficiently cooked to coagulate all of the protein in the prawn meat);

                     (e)  live animals, and the remains of animals that have died in transit before arriving in Australian territory or on arrival in Australian territory;

                      (f)  eggs of a bird or reptile that are intended for hatching;

                     (g)  veterinary vaccines.

7  Category 2 goods

                   The following goods are listed as category 2 goods:

                     (a)  fresh fruit;

                     (b)  fresh vegetables;

                     (c)  fresh fungi;

                     (d)  fresh leaves;

                     (e)  fresh herbs.

8  Repeal

                   This instrument is repealed at the start of 1 January 2022.