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.