The existing Zoological Parks Board Regulation (ZPB) 2014 is due for staged repeal on 1 September 2019 and must be remade. The draft ZPB Regulation 2019 and the accompanying Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) are ready for public comments. Changes to the ZPB Regulation are minor and machinery in nature and do not represent a major new regulatory initiative. A summary of the changes is outlined below. The draft ZPB Regulation 2019 and RIS can be viewed in the attached files. Any comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 3rd July 2019.
|Relevant Statutory Reference||Nature of the amendment|
|3(1)||Amend “Aerial Safari cable car” to “Sky Safari cable car” where appearing in Regulation|
|3(1)||Amend definition of ‘Director’ to ‘Executive Director and Chief Executive of the Board.|
|7(a)||Insert new: ‘any other part of an animal, plant or other living thing that poses a threat to the preservation or protection of any animals, whether natural or introduced, or trees or other vegetation on zoological park land, or|
|7(c)||Insert new: ‘any unmanned airborne craft, including a drone or other remotely piloted, or otherwise controlled, airborne craft, part of a remotely piloted aircraft and the remote control for a remotely piloted aircraft,|
|New 11(l)||Enter, open or damage any animal enclosure, holding area or any other structure of any kind for the purpose of, or used for, containing or keeping animals|
|18(1)||Broadened clause to ensure power to remove person(s), even if contravened behaviour activity has ceased|