Marine Order Part 43 - Cargo and Cargo Handling - Livestock - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this Order if you intend to procure or possess poisons on a ship that carries livestock.

This Standard allows the master of a ship that is to carry livestock is authorised to procure and be in possession of poisons specified in Schedule 4 of the Regulations. This Order prescribes conditions for the stowage and carriage of livestock by ship and also provides for the survey, inspection, and certification of ships in relation to the carriage of livestock.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Food

Act(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Act 2014 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Department of Agriculture and Food

Operating address:
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 4
Bentley DC
Western Australia 6983


08 9368 3333


08 9474 2405

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