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Biosecurity Act, 2013 (No. 3 of 2013).

Country/Territory
Solomon Islands
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Solomon Islands Sessional Legislation.
Long title
An Act to prevent the entry of animal and plant pests and diseases into Solomon Islands; to control their establishment and spread in Solomon Islands; to regulate the movement of animal and plant pests and diseases and of animals and plants and their products; to facilitate international co-operation in respect of animal and plant diseases and related matters.
Subject
Livestock, Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Biosecurity Genetically modified organism (GMO) Biosafety Registration Hygiene/sanitary procedures International trade Food quality control/food safety Animal health Quarantine Inspection Animal feed/feedstuffs Plant protection Pests/diseases Institution Certification Offences/penalties Basic legislation
Geographical area
Asia and the Pacific, Least Developed Countries, Melanesia, Oceania, Small Island Developing States, South Pacific
Entry into force notes
This Act shall commence on a date appointed by the Minister, by Notice in the Gazette.
Abstract

This Act provides for biosecurity measures in relation with importation and exportation of animals and plants and related materials conducted by persons present in the Solomon Islands. The Act also provides with respect to administration of biosecurity control and deals with biosecurity emergencies.

Full text
English
Website
www.paclii.org

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Prohibition of Imports Order (L.N. 19 of 2016)

Legislation | Solomon Islands | 2016

Keyword: Biosecurity, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, International trade, Alien species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Biosecurity Regulations 2015.

Legislation | Solomon Islands | 2015

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Biosecurity, Animal health, Certification, Quarantine, Inspection, International trade, Transport/storage, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX