Codes of practice for animal exports

Codes of Practice are a set of guidelines to follow to help you comply with recommended standards and requirements.

Approval of Templates, Models, Codes of Practice - Statement of Policy [PDF, 28 KB] - Specifies the policy MPI will apply to formally approve risk management programme templates, models, and codes of practice under the Animal Products Act.

Egg and poultry

Operational Code: Poultry Export [PDF, 1.2 MB]- The Official Assurance Programme (OAP) for live animals and germplasm is an export programme specifically related to the export of live animals, and to the germplasm of some species. The programme is supported by legal notices and is published as two types of documents that set the standards and specifications for export:

  • Operational code
  • Export Requirements (overseas market access requirements)

Germplasm Export

Operational Code: Germplasm Export [PDF, 1.2 MB]- The Official Assurance Programme (OAP) for germplasm is an export programme specifically related to the export of live animals, and to the germplasm of some species. The programme is supported by legal notices and is published as two types of documents that set the standards and specifications for export:

  • Operational Code
  • Export Requirements (overseas market access requirements)

Live Animals

Live Animal Exports (General) - Code of Practice [PDF, 172 KB] - The Official Assurance Programme (OAP) for live animals and germplasm is an export programme specifically related to the export of live animals, and to the germplasm of some species. The programme is supported by legal notices and is published as two types of documents that set the standards and specifications for export:

  • Codes of Practice
  • Export Requirements (overseas market access requirements)
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