Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry (Export of Live-stock to Egypt) Order 2008

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Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry (Export of Live‑stock to Egypt) Order 20081
I, NARELLE ANNE CLEGG, a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, make this Order under section 17 of the Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997.
Dated 29 November 2008
NARELLE ANNE CLEGG
Acting Executive Manager
Exports Division
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Contents
                        1     Name of Order                                                                                     2
                        2     Commencement                                                                                  2
                        3     Object                                                                                                2
                        4     Definitions                                                                                           2
                        5     Prohibition of export of live‑stock to Egypt                                              2
                        6     Cattle — conditions to be complied with before export                            3
 
 
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1              Name of Order
                This Order is the Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry (Export of Live‑stock to Egypt) Order 2008.
2              Commencement
                This Order commences on the day after it is registered.
3              Object
                The object of this Order is to enable a commercial live‑stock export trade with Egypt on a regulated basis.
4              Definitions
                In this Order:
Act means the Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997.
AQIS means the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service.
Egypt means the Arab Republic of Egypt.
exporter means a person who exports live‑stock to Egypt.
5              Prohibition of export of live‑stock to Egypt
                For subsection 17 (3) of the Act, the export of live‑stock to Egypt is prohibited unless:
                (a)    the live‑stock are cattle; and
               (b)    the conditions in this Order are complied with.
6              Cattle — conditions to be complied with before export
         (1)   Before cattle are exported to Egypt, the exporter must ensure that they are individually tagged with a functioning radio tracking device that has been inserted into the animal, or that forms part of an ear tag, for the purpose of tracking the animal.
         (2)   At least 14 days before the expected date of export of a proposed consignment of cattle to Egypt, the exporter must give AQIS a written statement by:
                (a)    a competent Egyptian authority; or
               (b)    the operator or manager of the port, feedlot or slaughterhouse specified in the table;
that quarantine space is available for the expected weight and number of cattle in the proposed consignment.
 
Port
Feedlot
Slaughterhouse

Ain Sokhna
Sokhna Livestock Company, Special Economic Zone of Ain Sokhna
Sokhna Livestock Company, Special Economic Zone of Ain Sokhna

Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.
 

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