New Zealand’s Implementation of New Chemical Listings Under the Rotterdam Convention

Date: December 2019
Reference number:
ENV-19-MIN-0042

This Cabinet minute is the decision for the Cabinet paper: New Zealand’s implementation of new chemical listings under the Rotterdam Convention. The Cabinet paper sought Cabinet agreement to amend the Imports and Exports
(Restrictions) Prohibition Order (No 2) 2004 (Imports and Exports Order) to meet international obligations under the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in
International Trade (Rotterdam Convention).