Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2011

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  • Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling—Palm Oil) Bill 2010
Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
BROWN, Sen Bob
XENOPHON, Sen Nick
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991
to require Food Standards Australia New Zealand to develop and approve labelling standards to be used by food producers, manufacturers and distributors of food containg palm oil; and
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
to include the use of palm oil in the characteristics of any goods for the purposes of misleading conduct as to the nature of goods.

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Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 30 Sep 2010
Second reading moved 30 Sep 2010
Second reading debate 23 Jun 2011
Second reading agreed to 23 Jun 2011
Committee of the Whole debate
  • Amendment details: 4 Independent (Xenophon) agreed to
23 Jun 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Jun 2011
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04 Jul 2011
Removed from the Notice Paper in accordance with (SO 42) 20 Mar 2012

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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

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

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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