Popular Title: Export Control ActPrimary Citation: Act No. 47 of 1982 as amendedCountry of Origin: AustraliaLast Checked: August, 2013Alternate Citation: Date Adopted: 1982
The purpose of this Act is to control the export of certain goods. In the Act, 'eligible live animals' are defined as 'prescribed goods consisting of live animals'. The Act sets out both the export and entry requirements for prescribed goods and the accreditation scheme concerning veterinarians. It also outlines the various offences that both veterinarians and exporters may be charged with, as well as details the general enforcement powers of authorised officers.