You must obtain this approval before you can manufacture National Livestock Identification System tags.
Section 29 of the Stock Identification Regulation 2005, states that a person must not manufacture a tag for use as an approved tag, unless
- it is of a type of approved tag provided for under section 28 of the Stock Identification Regulation 2005; and
- the chief inspector has given written approval for the person to manufacture tags of its type; and
- all conditions of the approval have been complied with. Section 30 of the Stock Identification Regulation 2005, outlines how a person may apply to the chief inspector for approval to manufacture approved tags of a stated type.
See also Part 5 (Hormonal growth promotants (HGP)) of the Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Regulation 1999.
Refer to the Department's website for information on NLIS: National Livestock Identification System.