Animal Products Act 1999

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1 Short Title and commencement


This Act may be cited as the Animal Products Act 1999.


This Act comes into force on 1 November 1999, except for Part 2.


Part 2 comes into force on such date or dates as may be appointed by Order in Council, and for this purpose—


different dates may be appointed for different provisions; and


different dates may be appointed for different classes of animal material or products, animal product businesses, operations, or other purposes.


To the extent not previously brought into force under subsection (3), Part 2 comes into force on 1 November 2002.


The application of any provision brought into force by or under this section may, until 1 July 2006, be subject to the Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999.


An order under this section is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationPCO must publish it on the legislation website and notify it in the GazetteLA19 s 69(1)(c)
PresentationThe Minister must present it to the House of RepresentativesLA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 1(3): Part 2 brought into force, on 20 November 2000, by clause 2 of the Animal Products Act Commencement Order 2000 (SR 2000/206).

Section 1(5): amended, on 26 September 2002, by section 3 of the Animal Products Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 29).

Section 1(6): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).