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Since 1 October 2016 importation of asbestos-containing products is prohibited unless the importer has a permit for the shipment issued by the Environmental Protection Authority.

The importation ban has been put in place by the Imports and Exports (Asbestos-containing Products) Prohibition Order 2016(external link), made under the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Act 1988.

Information on the prohibition and how to apply for a permit(external link).