Live Animals

Cattle Semen

PORT OF ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 
Each consignment must be accompanied by a Certificate of Origin from the Approved Artificial Breeding Centre and by a certificate signed by a Government Veterinary Officer stating that the semen has been derived from a semen production centre licensed under State Legislation and not in quarantine for any notifiable disease.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PROTOCOL LAST NEGOTIATED

 
APRIL 1984
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

HEALTH CERTIFICATION

 
The Approved Artificial Breeding Centre of origin is not under quarantine for any notifiable disease.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

 
Only semen produced in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Eire or Canada may be imported into Papua New Guinea.

Bovine semen produced in UK, Eire or Canada may only be imported from Australia and must fulfil the conditions for semen produced in Australia. Such semen must also be accompanied by a certificate signed by the State/Territiry Chief Quarantine Officer (Animals) stating the country of origin of the semen and that the semen has been legally imported into Australia and has fulfilled the current quarantine requirements for semen imported into Australia.

The semen must be derived from an Approved Artificial Breeding Centre.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

TRANSPORT REQUIREMENTS

 
The semen must travel on a scheduled flight or on other flights at the discretion of the PNG authorities.

Each container must be indelibly marked in such a manner as to establish the identity of the donor bull and the collection date.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014

PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

 
Applications for Import Permits must be made on the prescribed form, obtained from -

Chief Quarantine Inspector
P.O.Box 417
Konedobu PNG.
Updated: 27 Aug 2014