Animal Farming (Registration) Regulations 2015

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Animal Farming (Registration) Regulations 2015

I, the Governor in and over the State of Tasmania and its Dependencies in the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Executive Council and on the recommendation of the Secretary of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, make the following regulations under the Animal Farming (Registration) Act 1994 .

22 December 2015



By His Excellency's Command,


Minister for Primary Industries and Water

1.   Short title

These regulations may be cited as the Animal Farming (Registration) Regulations 2015 .

2.   Commencement

These regulations take effect on 28 December 2015.

3.   Interpretation

In these regulations, unless the contrary intention appears –
Act means the Animal Farming (Registration) Act 1994 .

4.   Prescribed animals

For the purpose of the definition of prescribed animal in section 3 of the Act, the species of animal known as emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) is a prescribed animal.

5.   Prescribed fees for applications for registration

For section 6(2)(b) of the Act, the prescribed fee is 190 fee units.

6.   Prescribed conditions

For section 8(1)(b) of the Act, it is a condition of an animal farmer's registration that the animal farmer must keep all records, or copies of records, necessary to establish the ownership of each prescribed animal farmed.

Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953.

Notified in the Gazette on 24 December 2015

These regulations are administered in the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.