We are developing Export Control Rules and other legislation to support the Export Control Bill 2017.
We are currently seeking your feedback on the following Draft Export Control Rules:
You can now read the draft rules and share your feedback online by 3 May 2019.
We will seek feedback as we develop each commodity specific rule throughout 2019.
Register your interest to stay up to date about consultation opportunities for commodity-specific rules as they are developed.
The Export Control Rules 2020 are based on the current Export Control commodity orders.
The rules will outline the requirements agricultural exporters must meet to export specific commodities, such as:
- where and how products are prepared
- when permits and certificates are necessary to export from Australia.
The rules are a legislative instrument under the improved Export Control Act. They will still be subject to parliamentary checks and balances, in line with the current Orders.
Schedule is current as at
25 February 2019.
|1. Meat Chapter, Export Control Rules||Consultation closed on January 31.|
|2. Dairy Chapter, Export Control Rules||Consultation is now underway – Have Your Say|
|3. Egg Chapter, Export Control Rules||Consultation is now underway – Have Your Say|
|4. Fish Chapter, Export Control Rules||Consultation is now underway – Have Your Say|
|5. Wood and Forestry Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|6. Poultry Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|7. Rabbit and Ratite Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|8. Wild Game Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|9. Plant Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|10. Organics Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|11. Live Animal Exports Chapter, Export Control Rules||Further drafting deferred until 2019, after the ASEL review has been completed|
|12. Animal food and Pharmaceuticals Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|13. Non-Prescribed Goods (certification) Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|14. Common Requirements Chapter, Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
|15. Tariff Rate Quota Export Control Rules||Drafting in progress|
Priority order for drafting Rules is generally the same as the order in the table above. Although work has commenced on most Rules, those at the top of the table are more progressed than those at the bottom.
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