International Seed Testing Rules - Tasmania

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to collect samples of seeds. You must comply with the relevant requirements of this standard when taking samples of seeds from seedlots and submitting those samples to the government.

This standard sets out detailed techniques and procedures to promote uniformity in seed testing procedures. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources


International Seed Testing Rules - This document is available directly from the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania

Act(s) name

Seeds Act 1985 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Seeds Regulations 2000 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Seed Testing Laboratory, Plant Health Laboratories
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania

Mailing address:
Kings Meadows, Tasmania 7249


03 6777 2146


03 6344 4961


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