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SOLOMON ISLANDS 2013 BIO-SECURITY ACT ENACTED

Birds that are prohibited under the Bio-Security Act to be pests. Photo credit: SIBC.

Birds that are prohibited under the Bio-Security Act to be pests. Photo credit: SIBC.

The Solomon Islands 2013 Bio-Security Act has been enacted.

The Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Honourable Augustin Auga has gazetted the 2013 Bio-Security Act in a Notice of Commencement early this month.

The minister issued the notice base on his authority provided in section one of the Bio-Security Act.

SIBC News understands the 2013 Bio-Security Act is enforced from today’s date to prevent the entry of animals and plant pests and diseases into Solomon Islands.

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