Import case details - public listing
|Commodity:||Finfish - Specified and Non-specified finfish|
Bait / Aquaculture, Finfish - Specified and Non-specified finfish, Finfish products, Fish products, Non-specified finfish, Non-specified fish, Specified finfish, Specified fish, Whole finfish, Whole fish
|Country:||Only: New Zealand|
|End use:||Human consumption|
|Date printed:||May 23 2013|
The information here covers DAFF quarantine requirements only and is current on the date of transmission but may change without notice.
DAFF makes no warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy or completeness of that information and will bear no liability with
respect to that information. Importers must satisfy quarantine concerns and comply with quarantine conditions applicable at the time of entry.
The Commonwealth through DAFF is not liable for any costs arising from or associated with decisions of importers to import based on conditions
presented here which are not current at the time of importation. It is the importerís responsibility to verify the accuracy and completeness of the
information at the time of importation.
It is the importerís responsibility to identify and to ensure it has complied with, all requirements of any other regulatory and advisory bodies prior to and after importation including the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Therapeutic Goods Administration, Department of Health and Ageing, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority and any State agencies such as Departments of Agriculture and Health and Environmental Protection authorities.
Importers should note that this list is not exhaustive. Importers should also note that all foods imported into Australia must comply with the provisions of the Imported Food Control Act 1992 , an Act which is administered by DAFF.
Notification of the import must be provided to DAFF for all imported goods other than goods imported as accompanied baggage or goods imported via the mail and not prescribed under the Customs Act 1901. Notification must be consistent with Quarantine Regulations 2000 (examples include a Quarantine Entry or a Quarantine declaration).
1. An Import Permit is not required for Non-Commercial consignments of non-salmonid finfish for human consumption providing that:
2. For unaccompanied consignments, and consignments of greater than 5kg, the commercial conditions must be met.
3. Please note that these conditions are for human consumption only. If the fish is being used for aquaculture, bait or pet food, please refer to the aquaculture, bait or pet food cases on ICON.
4. For consumer ready finfish, please refer to the 'Finfish - Consumer ready form' case on ICON.
1. An Import Permit is not required for the importation of non-salmonid finfish product originating in and exported from
2. Product must originate from fish caught in
3. A certificate issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) stating
that the fish or fish product is a Product of New Zealand must accompany
consignments exported to
4. The certificate must bear the name(s), address(es) and approval number(s) of establishment(s) at which the finfish were processed and the name and address of the consignor and the consignee. An MPI authorised person must sign the certificate.
5. Consignments should be packaged to facilitate import inspection.
6. Note: Alternate conditions may apply for products from
This commodity or species may be subject to Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts legislation under the Convention for International Trades in Endangered Species CITES. Commodities/species known to be, or considered to be covered by CITES will be referred to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (Customs) on arrival to Australia, in addition to their need to satisfy quarantine import conditions.
CITES queries can be directed to the Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts on the details below:
|Entry Management  EM0184
DAFF minimum documentary requirements to support assessment of all documentation
All documentation presented to DAFF as part of the import process must meet the requirements of the Minimum Documentary Requirements Policy. These requirements include:
|Entry Management  EM0185
DAFF information requirements to support assessment of non-commodity concerns associated with imported cargo
All documentation presented to DAFF to assist in determining the level of quarantine risk posed by transportation pathways and packaging must meet the requirements of the Non-Commodity Information Requirements Policy. These requirements address:
|Entry Management  EM0063
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