Regulations and Standards under the ACVM Act 1997

Find information and links to legislation, which is mandated under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997.

Regulations under the ACVM Act

There are 2 Regulations under the ACVM Act which:

  • describe the conditions under which agricultural compounds and veterinary medicines are exempt from registration and those prohibited from use
  • define the fees and charges paid under the Act for setting standards, applying to have compounds and medicines registered, and compliance and monitoring activities.

Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011 (External website)

New Zealand Legislation: Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Fees and Charges) Regulations 2002 (External website)

Standards under the ACVM Act

Standards under the ACVM Act apply to animal feed or petfood. They range from detailing the authorisation process for veterinary medicines to standards for fertilisers and good manufacturing practice. You can find a list of Standards and links to the documents in the ACVM section of the site.

Documents - ACVM