Ban on live export by sea announced!
On 14 April 2021, Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor announced a ban on the export of live animals by sea – with a ‘wind down’ period of up to two years.
On 16 July 2021, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) advised SAFE that the export of live animals by sea would be allowed to continue until 30 April 2023.
Please email the Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture to thank them for banning live export by sea and to urge them to implement this ban immediately.
Two years is too long – Demand an immediate ban on live export
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