Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
These import conditions are applicable to rolled oats for stockfeed.
The import conditions are determined by the Grain and Seed Export Program (GSEP) based on available information. Exporters are encouraged to obtain accurate import conditions by obtaining an import permit and present it to the department for assessment.
Saudi Arabia may require a Health Certificate for grains for stockfeed. If requested by the exporter, a Certificate as to Condition (GX46) may be issued for the consignment stating that "Based on Australian plant health status, oats exported approved in the country of origin for animal consumption".
If certification is required (refer to import permit/NPPO notification), the exporter is responsible for ensuring that the consignment is accompanied by a Certificate as to Condition attesting that the consignment has not been genetically modified.
If requested, a Certificate as to Condition (Grain - GX46/Horticulture - HX46) may be issued for the consignment if specifically supported from information supplied by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) and where it is a government requirement of the importing country for non-GMO certification (refer to import permit/NPPO Notification).
The following text must be added to the additional declaration field when a GX46/HX46 template is added to the RFP:
The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator has advised the department that there has been no intentional release into the Australian environment of genetically modified product(s) listed on this certificate.