Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re-approval and Re-registration) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Agriculture 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Assent 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the:
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
  to: prevent the expiry of active constituent approvals and prevent the application of dates after which a registration cannot be renewed; remove the requirement for applications to be made to re-approve active constituents or re-register chemical products; enable the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) to require information to be provided about substances supplied as a chemical product; simplify how variations to approvals and registrations are processed by APVMA; and enable APVMA to charge a fee when it provides copies of documents in its possession; and
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994
,
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemical Products (Collection of Levy) Act 1994
,
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Act 2013
  and
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
  to make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
19 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
19 Mar 2014Second reading moved
26 May 2014Second reading debate
27 May 2014Second reading debate
27 May 2014Second reading agreed to
27 May 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
16 Jun 2014Introduced and read a first time
16 Jun 2014Second reading moved
25 Jun 2014Second reading debate
25 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
25 Jun 2014Committee of the Whole debate
26 Jun 2014Committee of the Whole debate
14 Jul 2014Committee of the Whole debate
14 Jul 2014Third reading agreed to


14 Jul 2014Finally passed both Houses
21 Jul 2014Assent

Act no.: 91

Year: 2014

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