|Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Update
Exemptions effective 1 December 2018
Goods that are manufactured on or after 1 December 2018 may be exempt from the seasonal measures providing they meet the following requirements:- Goods are manufactured on or after 1 December 2018
– Goods are classed as new machinery, vehicles, vessel and/or new complex parts and equipment. This includes goods classified under the tariff chapters, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88 and 89
– Evidence can be provided to show that the goods are manufactured on or after 1 December 2018 (including a manufacturers declaration or a statement on the commercial invoice)
– A declaration can be provided stating the goods are new, unused and not field tested.
The BMSB measures will not apply if all the above conditions can be met.
We will continue to monitor and keep you informed of any changes throughout the remainder of the risk season.