NEW ZEALAND: DIY COVID TESTS SEIZED AT THE BORDER – PERSONAL-USE IMPORTS ‘PROHIBITED’

On 21 January, Stuff reported that Covid testing kits are being stopped at the border as New Zealanders try to import them for home use, and the seizures have been criticised as unfair and illogical.  In New Zealand, people must go to a trained tester, such as a GP or pharmacy.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/300498855/doityourself-covid-tests-seized-at-the-border-personaluse-imports-prohibited

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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