Animal Products (Recognised Agencies and Persons Specifications for the Export of Live Animals and Germplasm) Notice 2011 - Revoked 

AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection

SUPERSEDED
2.1.1
A recognised agency performing functions in relation to the export of live animals and germplasm to which this notice applies must: a. at the time of performing such functions, be accredited to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 „General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection?; and comply with the independence criteria of a Type A inspection body as described in Appendix A of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000
2.1 Definitions
ISO 17020 [means] AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
2.3.3
A recognised agency must apply to an accreditation body authorised to accredit to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.
2.6.6
A recognised agency must ensure that its recognised persons who are performing relevant functions have access to: a. up-to-date versions of the Act, this OAP, the Veterinary Council of New Zealand Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinarians, AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000, and...
2.7.1
Recognised agencies shall cooperate with each other in accordance with section 16 of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.
Appendix I, Application Form 1
6. Documentation required and to be attached: [ ] Evidence of accreditation to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 and compliance with the independence criteria of a Type A inspection body as described in Appendix A of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.

AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection

SUPERSEDED
2.1.1
A recognised agency performing functions in relation to the export of live animals and germplasm to which this notice applies must: a. at the time of performing such functions, be accredited to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 „General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection?; and comply with the independence criteria of a Type A inspection body as described in Appendix A of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000
2.1 Definitions
ISO 17020 [means] AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 General criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection
2.3.3
A recognised agency must apply to an accreditation body authorised to accredit to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.
2.6.6
A recognised agency must ensure that its recognised persons who are performing relevant functions have access to: a. up-to-date versions of the Act, this OAP, the Veterinary Council of New Zealand Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinarians, AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000, and...
2.7.1
Recognised agencies shall cooperate with each other in accordance with section 16 of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.
Appendix I, Application Form 1
6. Documentation required and to be attached: [ ] Evidence of accreditation to AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000 and compliance with the independence criteria of a Type A inspection body as described in Appendix A of AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020:2000.