30 June 1995

Controls on hold

NO further control on the use of OP sheep dips will be implemented by the government until it has judged the effectiveness of Certificate of Competence rules introduced on Apr 1, 1995.

Comment came from junior farm minister Angela Browning during parliamentary question time.

"The arrangements will continue to be kept under review and I will be taking stock of the position at the end of the year," she said.

"If they are not found to be working properly, then changes will be considered in the light of any further advice the Veterinary Products Committee might offer." &#42