Legislation

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for administering legislation that covers a wide range of sectors including, agriculture, forestry, biosecurity, fisheries, food, and aquaculture. This page lists the Acts that MPI is responsible for administering, as of 21 June 2019.

MPI-administered Acts

  • Agricultural and Pastoral Societies Act 1908
  • Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997
  • Airports (Cost Recovery for Processing of International Travellers) Act 2014
  • Animal Control Products Limited Act 1991
  • Animal Products (Ancillary and Transitional Provisions) Act 1999
  • Animal Products Act 1999
  • Animal Welfare Act 1999
  • Aquaculture Reform (Repeals and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
  • Biosecurity Act 1993
  • Commodity Levies Act 1990
  • Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001
  • Driftnet Prohibition Act 1991
  • Fisheries (Quota Operations Validation) Act 1997
  • Fisheries Act 1983
  • Fisheries Act 1996
  • Food Act 2014
  • Forestry Encouragement Act 1962
  • Forestry Rights Registration Act 1983
  • Forests (West Coast Accord) Act 2000
  • Forests Act 1949
  • Hop Industry Restructuring Act 2003
  • Irrigation Schemes Act 1990
  • Kaikōura (Te Tai o Marokura) Marine Management Act 2014
  • Kiwifruit Industry Restructuring Act 1999
  • Māori Commercial Aquaculture Claims Settlement Act 2004
  • Māori Fisheries Act 2004
  • Meat Board Act 2004
  • Ministries of Agriculture and Fisheries (Restructuring) Act 1995
  • Ministries of Agriculture and Forestry (Restructuring) Act 1997
  • Ministries of Agriculture and Forestry (Restructuring) Act 1998
  • National Animal Identification and Tracing Act 2012
  • New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority Act 1987
  • Pork Industry Board Act 1997
  • Primary Products Marketing Act 1953
  • Public Works Act 1981 (Part 19)
  • Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Wairarapa) Act 1969
  • Treaty of Waitangi (Fisheries Claims) Settlement Act 1992
  • Veterinarians Act 2005
  • Walking Access Act 2008
  • Wine Act 2003
  • Wool Industry Restructuring Act 2003

 

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