NLIS Tag Supplier Registration - Queensland

Description

You must obtain this approval before you can supply National Livestock Identification System approved tags.

Restrictions on supplying and buying approved tags

  • A supplier of an approved tag, other than an inspector supplying a district breeder tag or district post breeder tag, must not supply it to a buyer and the buyer must not buy the tag, unless:
    1. the buyer has given the supplier a written order for the tag; and
    2. the PIC recorded on or shown by the tag is the PIC of any registered place for which the tag is to be used.
  • A buyer must not buy a rumen bolus, unless it is supplied together with a bolus ear tag.
  • A buyer must not buy a bolus ear tag, unless it is supplied together with a rumen bolus.

Record keeping obligations of supplier of approved tags

  • A supplier of an approved tag must, for 5 years from the supply, keep a record of all the following
    1. the name and address of its buyer
    2. the day the tag was sold
    3. any PIC recorded on or shown by the tag
    4. how many approved tags were supplied to the buyer in the same transaction
    5. if the relevant order for the tag under section 31 has an expiry date - the expiry date.
  • The person must, during the 5 years, produce the record to an inspector if the inspector asks the supplier to produce it for inspection, unless the supplier has a reasonable excuse.

Refer to the Department's website for information on NLIS: National Livestock Identification System.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Fees

No fees are payable for this registration.

Act(s) name

Stock Act 1915 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Stock Identification Regulation 2005 QLD

Application process

The following are application requirements:

  1. A person may apply to the chief inspector for approval to manufacture approved tags of a stated type.
  2. The application must be written.
  3. The chief inspector may, by notice, require the applicant to give, within a stated reasonable period, stated information to allow the chief inspector to decide the application.
  4. If the information is not given within the period, the application is taken to have lapsed.
  5. Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the chief inspector must decide whether to grant or refuse the approval.
  6. If the approval is granted and it is for electronic tags for cattle, the approval is subject to the condition that the approval holder must, before supplying the tags to anyone else, give the NLIS administrator notice of
    1. the serial number shown by the tags
    2. the PIC of the place for which the tags are to be manufactured
    3. the number shown by each microchip included in the tags.
  7. The approval may be granted subject to other stated conditions.
  8. If the chief inspector decides to refuse the approval, the chief inspector must give the applicant an information notice about the decision.

Transfer

This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Science, Agriculture, Food and Regional Services

Legislative Support Unit

Contact details

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Chief Inspector, Biosecurity Queensland

Legislative Support Unit

Science, Agriculture, Food and Regional Services

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Operating address: Floor 3 Primary Industries Bldg 80 Ann Street
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 46
Brisbane
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 4688 1414
Fax: 07 4688 1430

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Customer Service Centre

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Phone: 07 3404 6999
Phone: 13 25 23
Website: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Customer Service Centre (Opens in new window)