National Animal Identification and Tracing Bill

  • enacted

Hon David Carter

National Animal Identification and Tracing Bill

Government Bill

268—3

As reported from the committee of the whole House

Contents

Key

1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

3 Purpose

4 Interpretation

5 Meaning of NAIT location

6 Act binds the Crown

Part 2
Governance

7 NAIT Limited or other entity to act as NAIT organisation for specified period

8 Process for designating NAIT organisation

9 Minister may appoint 1 or more persons to perform functions or duties, or exercise powers, of NAIT organisation

10 Functions, duties, and powers of NAIT organisation

11 Board or governing body of NAIT organisation may delegate functions, duties, and powers

12 Minister may issue, amend, or revoke policies and standards

13 NAIT organisation must provide Minister with requested information

14 NAIT organisation may issue, amend, or revoke NAIT animal identification standards

15 NAIT organisation to approve identification systems

16 NAIT organisation may suspend or revoke approval of NAIT identification system

17 NAIT organisation may review NAIT identification systems

18 Functions and duties of information providers

19 NAIT organisation may issue, amend, or revoke accreditation standards

20 NAIT organisation may accredit entities as information providers and entities dealing with NAIT animals

21 NAIT organisation may suspend or revoke accreditation of information providers or entities dealing with NAIT animals

22 NAIT organisation must keep register of information providers and accredited entities dealing with NAIT animals

23 NAIT organisation to assess performance of information providers and accredited entities dealing with NAIT animals

Part 3
Obligations of persons participating in NAIT scheme

Overview

24 Key obligations

25 Application of obligations

Subpart 1Obligations on PICAs

Registration as PICA

26 Obligation to register as PICA

27 Registration process

28 Registration in respect of saleyard or meat processing facility

Registration of NAIT location

29 Obligation to register NAIT location

Animal identification and registration

30 Obligation to identify and register NAIT animals

Movement and compliance

31 Obligation to declare movement of NAIT animals

Subpart 2Other obligations

Death, loss, or export of animals

33 Obligation to declare death, loss, or export

Provision of information

34 Obligations relating to provision of information

34A When reporting time frames may be extended

35 Obligation on manufacturers of animal identification devices

36 Obligation on other identification system administrators

Exercise of regulation-making power in relation to this Part

37 Regulations exempting compliance with obligations

Part 4
NAIT information system

38 Definitions for this Part

39 Establishment and management

40 Purposes of holding core data

41 Non-core data held by agreement

42 Rules on holding and accessing data

43 Method of making applications

44 Handling of applications

45 Determinations by administrator

46 Determinations by administrator or panel

47 Method of, and conditions on, access

48 Notification of determinations

49 Publication of statistics

50 Complaints procedure

51 Relationship with other laws

Part 6
Compliance and enforcement, immunities, cost recovery, regulation-making powers, and transitional, repeal, and amendment provisions

Appointments

151A Appointment of NAIT officers and NAIT authorised persons

151B Authorisation of officers

Functions and powers generally

151C Functions and powers of NAIT officers and NAIT authorised persons

151D Compliance and enforcement provisions

Protection from civil and criminal liability

152 Immunities

Cost recovery

153 Costs must be recovered

154 Principles

155 Methods

156 Consultation

157 Regulations may impose fees or charges

158 Regulations may impose levies

159 NAIT organisation to account for levy

160 Levy regulations to be confirmed

161 Failure to pay

162 Charges for services outside this Act

Other regulation-making powers

163 Regulations affecting Schedule 1

163A Orders in Council to be confirmed

164 Other regulations

164A Incorporation of material by reference

Transitional provisions

165 Previously approved identification systems may continue

166 First recovery period

166A Pre-commencement consultation

Miscellaneous

167 Repeal of Animal Identification Act 1993

168 Amendments to other enactments

Schedule 1
NAIT animals

Schedule 1A
Compliance and enforcement

Schedule 1B
Provisions applying where material is incorporated by reference in regulations made under section 164A

Schedule 2
Enactments amended

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: