Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Biosecurity Act 1993 that incorporates all the amendments to that Act as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Public Service Act 2020 (2020 No 40): section 135

COVID-19 Response (Further Management Measures) Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 13): section 3

Legislation (Repeals and Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 59): section 4

Statutes Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 27): Part 3

Customs and Excise Act 2018 (2018 No 4): section 443(3)

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 (2017 No 17): section 197

Intelligence and Security Act 2017 (2017 No 10): section 244

District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49): section 261

Senior Courts Act 2016 (2016 No 48): section 183(b), (c)

Legislation (Confirmable Instruments) Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 120): section 14

Standards and Accreditation Act 2015 (2015 No 91): section 45(1)

Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2015 (2015 No 56)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 8)

Te Urewera Act 2014 (2014 No 51): section 138

Food Act 2014 (2014 No 32): section 447

Biosecurity (Border Processing—Trade Single Window) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 11)

Financial Reporting (Amendments to Other Enactments) Act 2013 (2013 No 102): section 126

Airports (Cost Recovery for Processing of International Travellers) Act 2014 (2014 No 3): section 21(1)

Companies Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 111): section 14

Game Animal Council Act 2013 (2013 No 98): section 41(2)

Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 19): section 8

Legislation Act 2012 (2012 No 119): section 77(3)

Biosecurity Law Reform Act 2012 (2012 No 73): Part 1

Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 (2012 No 72): sections 169, 170

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 26)

Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24): section 203

Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81): section 413

Environmental Protection Authority Act 2011 (2011 No 14): section 53(1)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 66)

Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72): section 116(a)(ii)

Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 21)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 6)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 41)

Summary Proceedings Amendment Act 2006 (2006 No 13): section 31

Biosecurity (Status of Specified Ports) Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 124)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 91)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 106)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 38)

Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84): section 262

Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 (2002 No 6): section 137(1)

Animal Welfare Act 1999 (1999 No 142): section 194

Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999 (1999 No 94): section 60(1)(a)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 1999 (1999 No 29)

Biosecurity (Rabbit Calicivirus) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 12)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 89)

Biosecurity Amendment Act (No 2) 1996 (1996 No 78)

Customs and Excise Act 1996 (1996 No 27): section 289(1)

Biosecurity (Transition and Savings) Regulations 1996 (SR 1996/123): regulation 5

Chatham Islands Council Act 1995 (1995 No 41): section 36

Biosecurity Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 24)

Biosecurity Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 129)

Biosecurity Act 1993 (1993 No 95): section 41GAA(3)