Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Implements a reform agreed to by the Council of Australian Governments on 3 July 2008 by amending the:
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
  to enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to vary the Maximum Residue Limit Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code; and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992
  and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
  to make consequential amendments. Also amends the
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
  to: amend the annual reporting requirements; and correct inconsistencies. 

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House of Representatives
13 May 2010Introduced and read a first time
13 May 2010Second reading moved
19 Jul 2010Lapsed at dissolution

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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