Import Requirement 13 - REVOKED (Boil Smut - Hosts)


Prior to import, a ‘Notice of Intention to Import Plants or Plant Products into Tasmania’ must be submitted to the relevant Biosecurity Tasmania Operations Centre. Importation must occur in compliance with general Conditions and Restrictions for Prescribed Matter in Part 2 of the Plant Biosecurity Manual Tasmania.

13     REVOKED (Boil Smut – Hosts)


THIS IMPORT REQUIREMENT IS REVOKED FROM 18th DECEMBER 2013, AS DECLARED BY PUBLIC NOTICE ON 28th NOVEMBER 2013, BECAUSE BOIL SMUT IS REVOKED AS A LIST A PEST OF BIOSECURITY CONCERN TO TASMANIA EFFECTIVE FROM THE 18th DECEMBER 2013.

BOIL SMUT HAS BEEN RE-CATEGORISED AS AN ‘UNWANTED QUARANTINE PEST (UQP)’, AS DETAILED IN APPENDIX 1.2.  REGULATORY ACTION MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST THE PEST IF INTERCEPTED IN IMPORTED PLANTS OR PLANT PRODUCTS AT THE TASMANIAN BIOSECURITY BORDER


For more information, please contact

Plant Biosecurity
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: Biosecurity.planthealth@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Boil Smut (BS)

Import Requirement

None

None

18/12/2013