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Reissue of Code of Welfare: Dairy Cattle (Notice No. MPI 1038)

I hereby give notice that:

  • Following a review under section 78 of the Animal Welfare Act 1999, the Animal Welfare: Diary Code of Welfare is reissued under section 75 of the Act;
  • The reissued code comes into force on 31 October 2019; and
  • The Animal Welfare: Dairy Code of Welfare 2018 is revoked on 31 October 2019.

The reissued code replaces the Animal Welfare: Dairy Cattle Code of Welfare 1 October 2018.

The reissued code is available for inspection free of charge from the Ministry for Primary Industries website,, and for purchase at the following address:

  • Animal Welfare Team, Agriculture and Investment Services, Ministry for Primary Industries, Charles Fergusson Building, 34–38 Bowen Street (PO Box 2526), Wellington.

Dated at Wellington this 30th day of September 2019.

Hon DAMIEN O’CONNOR, Minister of Agriculture.