Food Standards Australia New Zealand Amendment (Forum on Food Regulation and Other Measures) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Amends the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 to replace references to the former Australia and New Zealand Regulation Ministerial Council with references to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation; make changes to the compositional requirements and appointment process for the Board; and make technical amendments.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 17 Sep 2015
Second reading moved 17 Sep 2015
Second reading debate 14 Oct 2015
Second reading agreed to 14 Oct 2015
Consideration in detail debate 14 Oct 2015
Third reading agreed to 14 Oct 2015
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Oct 2015
Second reading moved 15 Oct 2015
Second reading debate 03 Feb 2016
Second reading agreed to 03 Feb 2016
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 2 Government and 2 Opposition agreed to
03 Feb 2016
Third reading agreed to 03 Feb 2016
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message
  • Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
04 Feb 2016
Finally passed both Houses 04 Feb 2016
Assent
  • Act no: 7
  • Year: 2016
11 Feb 2016

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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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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