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

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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